is a leading employment specialist at Cloisters
with a reputation for combining European, employment and equality law skills. She is commended by Chambers and Partners for her expertise in discrimination law and represents both claimant and respondent clients in high-profile cases. Rachel has considerable appellate experience including most recently O’Brien v DCA
which has been considered by both the Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice. As well as contributing to numerous publications including Employment Law and Human Rights (OUP 2007) and Blackstone’s Guide to the Equality Act (OUP 2011), Rachel lectures to lawyers and jurists across Europe at the prestigious European Commission funded European Rights Academy on topics such as the burden of proof in domestic and European law.