Rachel Gimson > The Chambers of Richard Booth KC > Brighton, England > Lawyer Profile

The Chambers of Richard Booth KC
1 Crown Office Row, Brighton
119 CHURCH STREET
BRIGHTON
BN1 1UD
England

Position

Rachel is an experienced Family Law practitioner, representing parents, children and Local Authorities in Public and Private Family Law proceedings.

Career

Call: 2018

Before being called to the Bar, Rachel qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and practiced for 9 years specialising in Public Family Law, undertaking extensive advocacy as a solicitor.  Rachel was awarded Higher Rights of Audience by the Law Society before transferring to the Bar and joining chambers in August 2018. Rachel is thus a dual qualified practitioner, remaining on the roll of solicitors but now practising as a barrister.

Rachel has considerable experience working on cases that include complex and conflicting medical evidence, allegations of sexual abuse, fabricated or induced illness, non-accidental injury and domestic abuse.

She also represents parties in high conflict private law cases involving parental alienation, domestic violence and contact disputes, often requiring fact-finding hearings.

Rachel accepts instructions through Direct Access.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private))Ranked: Tier 4

Rachel Gimson  –1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Rachel is very competent and thorough in her approach and in particular she examines and analyses all available courses of action. She has a good rapport with clients and is very empathetic and client focused.’