Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Rachel has a varied civil practice, with a particular focus on public law and civil litigation.
She advises on a broad range of public and administrative law issues, including judicial review, and was instructed in the Public Inquiry into the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme.
Rachel has experience in a wide range of civil matters including personal injury cases, injunctions, land law, obligations relating to roads and rivers legislation, debt and rates proceedings, housing law and possession proceedings.
She also has experience in private and public law Children Order proceedings including non-party disclosure applications by public bodies, non-molestation order proceedings, and parole hearings.
2014 - 2020; The Bar Council
2015 - 2020; The Bar Education Committee
2015 - 2021; The Bar Charity Committee
2015 - 2016; Chair of the Young Bar Association
2017; Delegate to International Academy of Trial Lawyers
2018; Call to the Bar of Ireland
2012; Call to the Bar of Northern Ireland. Inn of Court Prize
2012; Diploma in Professional Legal Studies with Commendation, Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast. Fox Prize for Negotiation
2011; LLB First Class Honours, Queen’s University Belfast
The Independent Public Inquiry into the Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (“The RHI Inquiry”)
Re S (Disclosure to a third party)  NIFam 5
Gaughran (Appellant) v Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (Respondent) (Northern Ireland)  UKSC 29