As Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Programmes of LawWorks, Rebecca leads the team which supports a growing network of independent pro bono clinics, and facilitates the provision of pro bono legal advice for smaller charities and not-for-profit organisations. In her role, Rebecca works closely with member firms and third sector organisations, to drive forward LawWorks’ pro bono programmes, helping to address unmet legal need within England & Wales.
Rebecca previously managed the Law Society’s pro bono and public legal education programmes as their Pro Bono and Public Legal Education Policy Adviser (2014-2018). On behalf of the Law Society she acted as the organiser for National Pro Bono Week, sat on the Attorney General’s Domestic & International pro bono committees, and coordinated the Society’s relationships with key stakeholders. Rebecca was called to the Bar in 2013.
Prior to her involvement with the legal profession, Rebecca spent many years working for Community Service Volunteers, a large volunteering charity, where she ran national projects and training events. She gained extensive experience in managing and inspiring people to give up their time on a voluntary basis to help others.