Rebecca McCarthy > Loosemores Solicitors > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Loosemores Solicitors
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Work Department

Corporate/ Commercial




Rebecca joined the firm in 2008 as a paralegal and later completed her solicitor training contract, qualifying in 2012. Rebecca is the lead lawyer for developing the firm’s Charities and not-for-profit sector work. Rebecca is recognised for the quality of her advice on Charities law matters, particularly charity formations and corporate governance matters.




Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Cardiff University 2007 – 2008

LLB Law and Spanish – University of Wales, Swansea 2002 – 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Private client > Charities and not-for-profit

(Rising stars)

Rebecca McCarthyLoosemores Solicitors

Under the leadership of core charities expert Rebecca McCarthy and also frequently drawing from the expertise of a small cadre of corporate, employment, property and disputes lawyers, the ‘very professional, empathetic and responsive’ team at Loosemores Solicitors is well-positioned to advise its loyal and growing roster of charity/not-for-profit clients throughout the spectrum of their needs. Leveraging the firm’s overarching sports industry expertise, the team regularly advises not-for-profit organisations in the sector, including many Welsh sporting National Governing Bodies, which are appreciative of the firm’s ‘practical and common sense advice‘.

Wales > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

(Rising stars)

Rebecca McCarthyLoosemores Solicitors

Cardiff-based boutique Loosemores Solicitors  has a ‘strong understanding of the sports sector and the relevant governance and law underpinning it’ ensuring that it is well-positioned to advise stakeholders from across a tremendous breadth of activities, including football, rugby, squash, tennis and atheletics. Although the firm does handle some work for individual sports professionals it has become best-known for its representation of sports associations, including National Governing Bodies, which are appreciative of the firm’s ‘awareness of the challenges of working between commercial and public sector bodies’. Team head Mark Loosemore  displays ‘unparalleled knowledge, commitment and support to the sports sector’ and is able to tap into a vast knowledgebase as a result of many years’ experience negotiating major commercial agreements for clients including Football Association of Wales. Other recommended practitioners include Karl Thomas , who is ‘exceptional at applying HR law to the sporting landscape’ and ‘diligent, professional and responsive’ associate Rebecca McCarthy , who excels at advising on matters sitting at the intersection of charities and sports law.