Rebecca has 1 job listed on their profile. French-speaking matrimonial practitioner and former professor of law who specialises in cases across borders, particularly Brussels II and jurisdictional disputes. Her competence in dealing with clinical matters is enhanced by her substantial work in healthcare regulation in particular.Rebecca regularly speaks on key issues in regulatory law and professional discipline, and provides specialist training to regulators and legal firms when requested.Recognised as an absolute expert in this field, Rebecca is invariably called upon when the case demands someone with superior knowledge, understanding and approach; she is an ideal candidate to represent both regulators and professionals.Multiple patient case alleging wide-ranging and long-standing clinical failures.Rebecca Harris acted for the General Optical Council in the prosecution of registered optometrist for allegations of a historic large scale fraud against the NHS.Barristers at QEB Hollis Whiteman are regulated by the Clicking the Accept All button means you are accepting analytics and third-party cookies (Some cookies are essential, whilst others help us improve your experience by providing insights into how the site is being used. Her experience in both the criminal and regulatory spheres means that she understands completely the need to tailor her submissions depending on the tribunal in question, whilst being unafraid of taking novel or difficult points of law.It follows from the nature of Rebecca’s practice over all, that she has substantial experience of dealing with experts in a wide and diverse range of specialist areas, and is known to be particularly adept at getting to grips quickly with novel and complicated subject matters.
Recent work: Represented a husband in an application for financial remedies 24 years after divorce in a situation where both parties had remarried. Her competence in dealing with clinical matters is enhanced by her substantial work in healthcare regulation in particular.Rebecca is a pleasure to have on any team and is a formidable advocate. Her technical ability and charming approach make her a popular choice for those seeking an accomplished senior junior.Prosecution of case alleging historic sexual offending (over 40 years old).A genuine expert in the field of professional discipline and regulatory law, Rebecca Harris is sought out to tackle the most complex and serious of cases. Sources respect her for her wealth of knowledge in this area. Lawyers are still available to help. Professor Emerita, University of Bristol from 2005.Part-time Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission 1991 - 1995Rebecca was a pupil at 1 Mitre Court from 2000 and became a tenant from 2002. Rebecca has acted in cases that have become important authorities in the field, most notably recently in GDC v BK where she acted on behalf of the respondent (GDC) in the High Court Appeal. "Intellectually brilliant. "Is an impressive advocate who enjoys challenging cases."
Rebecca has expertise in general crime and public law; she is well placed to deal with regulatory matters as they progress to a criminal investigation, applications for judicial review and, where a death has occurred, inquests. "A seriously good advocate who, despite her clear academic prowess, talks the client's language and is both approachable and charming to work with. In full time practice at 1 Hare Court from 2005Rebecca qualified as a mediator in 2012 and for direct access instruction in 2015Cross-jurisdictional disputes, financial remedies, TOLATA disputes, private law children cases.Rebecca has published widely in both Australia and England, through books and articles in academic and professional journals.In Australia Rebecca co-authored two major textbooks: In England Rebecca has co-authored the major texts Rebecca is an editor of the Family Law Reports and a monthly case commentator for Family Law. Principal areas of practice include private law disputes in family matters and international jurisdictional disputes.
Rebecca’s experience in the regulatory sphere means that she is often instructed in related public law work.
She is recognised for her expertise in handling vulnerable witnesses and has been instructed in many cases involving very young and/or susceptible witnesses. Her work has encompassed the entire range of criminal offences and has regularly involved serious, complex and high-profile matters including serious violence and sexual offences, fraud and financial crime. She is case editor of Family Law, editor of the Family Law Reports and advisory editor of International Family Law. Rebecca has advised corporates on their position in response to regulatory and health and safety notices.
She now is an associate attorney continuing this work in Walnut Creek, CA. She is chosen by clients for her detailed and comprehensive case preparation and revered for the charming and persuasive manner in which she addresses both Judge and Jury.Recommended in the directories as a leading junior in regulatory law and professional discipline, Rebecca is routinely instructed in the most high-profile and complex cases in these areas of practice. Overview Rebecca’s practice focuses on Intellectual Property, Fashion Law, and Employment Law. Rebecca has also advised corporates on their position in response to regulatory and health and safety notices. Rebecca was formerly an academic lawyer with positions including Foundation Professor and Dean of Law at the Flinders University of South Australia 1991 – 1994 and Professor of Law at the University of Bristol 1994 -2005 where she also served as Dean of the Faculty of Law.