Rebecca is a highly experienced private client practitioner and litigator. She joined Samuels in 1999, initially as a legal secretary to one of the partners and then quickly became a paralegal with her own caseload.
Rebecca qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2008, initially specialising in personal injury and medical negligence claims. Over the course of several years, she expanded her areas of practice to include all types of litigation, working with different lawyers within the firm. She has dealt with commercial litigation matters, contested probate cases and debt recovery, as part of her litigation practice.
After completing a STEP Certificate in Trusts & Estates, Rebecca now works very closely with Abbie Kingdon in the private client department, supporting Abbie’s work preparing wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and dealing with probate matters.
Rebecca has a calm and conscientious manner which clients highly value, at a time when they can be in great distress. Rebecca is professional and efficient, and responds very quickly to any calls or emails which are sent to her.
In her spare time Rebecca enjoys running and spending quality time with her friends and family.
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