Rachel Russell

Year of Call: 2001

Inn: Gray's Inn

Clients appreciate her calm but highly effective approach to cross-examination.”

Legal 500,  2017
Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

Rachel frequently conducts cases where fraud is an issue, acting in the main for defendants in cases of this type. She has advised in and conducted trials in cases covering a wide variety of such issues including vehicle occupancy, staged and semi-staged accidents, LSI and deliberate exaggeration and had enjoyed high success rates in persuading courts to dismiss such claims.

Rachel has recently authored and delivered lectures on the issue of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in relation to the new QOCS regime and s.57 CJ&CA 2015.

Professional memberships:

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Employment Law Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA (Oxon)
  • Gray’s Inn Scholar