Associate, Matrix Chambers and, Law & Human Rights Programme Director, Amnesty International UK
Barrister, feminsita and Law & Human Rights Programme Director at Amnesty international UK. Rachel specialises in public, international and sports law. Her public law practice encompasses all areas, but has a particular focus on asylum and immigration, prison, equality and discrimination, education and community care law.
Before joining the Bar, Rachel worked as a consultant to UNFPA’s Humanitarian Response Unit in both New York and Liberia, advising on programming to combat sexual and gender violence and HIV/AIDS, and as an associate at a UN-ECOSOC consultative think-tank advising on international justice and Security Council concerns. She came to legal practice via a position as a researcher in the Public Law Department of the University of Cape Town.