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

The Chambers of Richard Booth KC
1 Crown Office Row, Brighton


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


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.’