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Rachel Cooper

Barrister
Call 2017

About Me

Rachel completed her pupillage with Coram Chambers in 2018. She has experience in public family law, matrimonial finance, private family law and Court of Protection work.

Prior to becoming a barrister, Rachel qualified as a family law solicitor at Hanne & Co Solicitors and spent a year working as a Judicial Assistance to Rt. Hon Lord Justice McFarlane and Rt. Hon Lady Justice Black DBE in the Court of Appeal. Through her work she gained valuable experience across the broad spectrum of family law work.

Since January 2016, Rachel volunteered monthly on the Rights of Women telephone advice line and in 2017 was a case worker at the National Centre for Domestic Violence, where she drafted witness statements for injunctive relief applications under the Family Law Act 1996.

University of Leeds – English Language and Literature BA (Hons)
King’s College – International Relations MA
BPP Law School – GDL / LPC / BTT

Memberships

Honourable Society of Inner Temple

 

Articles

I can’t get no (just) satisfaction (co-authored with Alex Laing) Resolution Review (December 2017)

Chambers Awards

Chambers UK Bar
Leading Set 2019

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The Legal 500
Leading Set 2018

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Family Law Awards
Shortlisted for 2018 Awards

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