Pierce Power
April 3, 2017
Jeffrey Lamb
April 3, 2017

Rebecca James

"Rebecca is pragmatic and compassionate. Her previous career plays an important role in her being able to understand the needs of her clients, so that she can represent them robustly"


Rebecca is a Family Law specialist, who accepts instructions in both Public law and Child Arrangements

In her previous career before returning to the Bar, Rebecca worked with educational and healthcare specialists, including teachers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists, to achieve positive outcomes for children. Her work involved teaching children with developmental language disorders and assisting them to learn and communicate. She was recognised there for her ability to communicate sensitively and offer support to parents.

Public Law
Rebecca accepts instructions to act for parents, children via their Guardians, grandparents and intervenors. Rebecca has specialism in dealing with cases involving, Non-accidental Injury, Fabricated or Induced illness, sexual and or emotional abuse and chronic neglect.

Child Arrangements
Rebecca's focus is on cases that involve parental alienation and hostility, coercive control and where contact has broken down. Rebecca is known for how well she gels with clients, as she provides them with clear and practical advice.

Qualifications, Associations


  • BA Hons (2.1) English and Drama/Theatre Studies RHBNC London
  • CPE University of Westminster
  • ICSL Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)
  • Member of Grays Inn (Weinstock Award 1991-1992)
Called 1991
Practice Areas: Family

Email: family@westgate-chambers.co.uk