Rebecca Howlett > Freeths LLP > Oxford, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP

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Rebecca leads the Freeths Commercial Department in Oxford and has over 15 years’ experience in advising commercial clients. She is a diligent and experienced commercial lawyer, with a focus on intellectual property matters.

Over the years Rebecca has advised clients on a wide range of commercial matters including: manufacturing, distribution, agency, licensing, franchise, supply and outsourcing agreements, terms and conditions of sale and supply, website policies, transitional service agreements, intercompany agreements and various media agreements. Rebecca’s clients span a number of sectors, ranging from cosmetics to construction, and she is able to apply her expertise to businesses of any size.

Rebecca also advises clients on the use, development, protection, retention and exploitation of intellectual property rights and has advised a number of well-known brands in this field. Rebecca also has extensive experience in leading complex projects and building brand strategies for clients, both nationally and internationally.


Clients describe Rebecca as “experienced and knowledgeable” and “collaborative and responsive”.

Another has said: "

Rebecca has worked on a number of important contracts for us. She is authoritative and experienced, and has a good demeanour with the other side enabling a collaborative and expedient resolution to issues.





Qualified 2004


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Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

With specialist practitioners in various sectors, Freeths LLP has established itself as a leading corporate and commercial practice in Thames Valley, headed by Leon Arnold on the corporate and Rebecca Howlett, who has extensive expertise in the beauty and cosmetics industry, on the commercial side. Malin Svanberg Larsson has a broad M&A practice which she has recently increasingly employed in service of private equity, tech, retail, and property clients. Tom Walker has established himself as a go-to lawyer for high-net-worth individuals, agricultural and agrifood companies, advising primarily on business structures. Additionally recommended for his corporate law expertise comes Ben Filmer.