Rachel Hubbard

“‘She is, in my view, the best solicitor for general crime out there’ … ‘Her client management skills are second to none and her knowledge of law is exceptional’.”

Chambers UK

Rachel Hubbard has been a partner at BCL since 2002 and has specialised in criminal litigation since the start of her career in 1983.

Rachel has huge experience in serious, complex and high-profile crime, with extensive skill and experience in representing those detained in police stations and acting for individuals interviewed under caution by prosecution or enforcement agencies. Within the field of general crime work, her particular specialisation is sexual offences, domestic violence and assault-related offences with a particular interest in forensic matters and medical defences. Rachel has developed a practice representing young people in the public school sector and those with special needs.

Rachel also has considerable experience of representing professionals in relation to serious fraud, corruption and health and safety matters. Rachel also advises on mutual legal assistance and in respect of restraint and confiscation orders.

Rachel has successfully represented professionals, medical practitioners, lawyers, TV and radio corporations and companies, high-profile sportsmen, celebrities and musicians and is skilled in media and reputation-management. She is a regular speaker on topical developments relating to criminal litigation.

Professional Memberships:

  • The London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (former Secretary)
  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Women Solicitors
  • The Association of London Welsh Lawyers.

“Quality practitioner”… “Her client care and general preparation of cases are absolutely outstanding.”
Chambers UK, 2016

“Rachel Hubbard is “‘first class’.”
The Legal 500, 2013