Rebecca joined Wilsons as a senior immigration caseworker in 2021. She provides advice and assistance in a wide range of immigration, asylum and human rights cases.
Rebecca graduated from Durham University in 2014 with a BA in Classics. She later studied the GDL and LPC, passing both with distinction, and trained in an international law firm.
During her legal training Rebecca spent 6 months in the firm’s pro bono team, where she worked on family reunification cases and helped to establish an award-winning project increasing access to legal advice for asylum seekers on Lesvos.
After qualifying as a solicitor in 2019 Rebecca undertook an LLM in public international law at the London School of Economics.
She graduated in 2020 with distinction and received the LSE’s Lauterpacht-Higgins prize. Her LLM dissertation explored the recognition of nationality deprivation as a form of persecution in international refugee law.
She spent several months volunteering as an English teacher in a rehabilitation centre for Syrian refugees in Jordan, established and run by a group of Syrian women. More recently she has volunteered with IRAP, providing remote legal assistance to refugees in Jordan navigating family reunification and resettlement processes.
Rebecca is accredited as a Senior Caseworker under the Law Society’s IAAS scheme and is a member of the HRLA’s Young Lawyers’ Committee.
Languages: Conversational French and Arabic (MSA & Levantine)
Interests: Reading, languages, travelling