Rachel Scarrott graduated from University College London and became a member of East Anglian Chambers in April 2014 after the successful completion of her 12 month pupillage.
Prior to pupillage Rachel worked as a County Court advocate. She has regularly been instructed in a wide range of civil matters ranging from small claims to multi-track trials. She has produced written advice relating to insolvency, employment and land law.
Rachel acts in complex matrimonial finance and regularly represents parents in private disputes concerning child contact issues. She is able to accept public access clients in this area of law. She is instructed to represent local authorities, parents and grandparents in all stages of care proceedings, from applications for Emergency Protection Orders through to final hearings.
Rachel has a wealth of experience in criminal law. She has experience of Crown Court trials, including prosecuting and defending in multi-day fraud trials, and was recently successful in appealing the sentence of a serving prisoner before Elias LJ, Stewart J and HHJ Cooke QC in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)..
Rachel is able to accept public access clients for hearings in the criminal courts. She has particular expertise in road traffic law and welcomes public access enquiries relating to driving offences.
Articles by Rachel Scarrott:
Hearsay and Human Rights
Vicarious Liability on the Move Again