Rebecca Harris > Chambers of Mark Ellison QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Ellison QC
QEB Hollis Whiteman
1-2 LAURENCE POUNTNEY HILL
LONDON
EC4R 0EU
England
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Position

Rebecca is a leading junior regularly instructed in high-profile and complex cases in the areas of regulatory law and professional discipline. She acts both for regulatory bodies and for registrants, with a growing emphasis now on defence work. Her practice includes all related appellate work, along with applications in the Family Division and in other High Court proceedings. She regularly advises on matters of law and procedure for various interested parties. She also undertakes police work. Rebecca’s recent instructions include those in GDC v BK on behalf of the respondent (GDC) in the High Court Appeal. The case is now an important authority in relation to the test for dishonesty in regulatory proceedings. Further instructions have included those in GOC v BK; a case in which a litigious registrant was charged with allegations of historic fraud. ln other work, Rebecca prosecutes and defends all types of crime, including fraud, misuse of social media, serious offences of violence, sexual offences, and cases involving sensitive issues of disclosure. Rebecca is a member of the RFU’s disciplinary panel and specialist safeguarding panel. 

 

Career

Called to Bar 1997. Pupillage QEB Hollis Whiteman; provider of training for CPS caseworkers; provider of advocacy training both in-house and for external agencies; contributor to Chambers in-house seminars in relation to Professional Discipline. Working knowledge of Spanish.

Memberships

Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; British Association of Sports Lawyers; Criminal Bar Association; BA Fraud Lawyers’ Association.

Education

Kings’ College London (LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Rebecca HarrisQEB Hollis WhitemanAs an advocate she has an authority which commands the respect of the panels before whom she appears. She is a firm, but always fair, prosecutor with excellent judgement.