Rachel Wilson

Barrister. Senior In-house Counsel

She knows the answer before you’ve thought of the question

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Rachel was called to the Bar in 2010 having read Law at King’s College London where she remained to complete a Masters in Law specialising in Criminology, Criminal Justice and Criminal Law, graduating with distinction. Rachel was awarded the Gerald Moody Scholarship by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

In 2013, following the completion of pupillages at 2 Bedford Row and 2 Hare Court, Rachel joined Blackfords LLP to become lead counsel at the firm’s London office.

Rachel’s client base extends throughout the UK and internationally, including the U.S.A, UAE and Europe. She regularly represents companies and individuals from the corporate and professional spheres within the banking, business, military and political sectors, in addition to the industries of media, entertainment, art and fashion. Rachel also frequently advises both ultra-high net-worth, high net-worth individuals and public figures. As a result she is known for her excellent client care and reputational management in ensuring that matters are tactically dealt with on both a discrete and professional basis.

Her practice focusses on:

  • Business crime
  • Anti-competitive cartel cases
  • Bribery
  • Corruption
  • Fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Serious crime
  • Reputation management

In addition she is instructed in regulatory matters, health and safety and professional discipline in forums such as the NMC, HCPC, SRA and university disciplinary proceedings. This entails both significant advisory work and regular appearances at court as an experienced advocate.

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