Rebecca represents clients following serious international accidents, including UK residents injured overseas and foreign nationals who sustain serious injuries in the UK. Rebecca has extensive experience in running serious injury claims, with a particular focus on ensuring her clients have quick access to rehabilitation and interim payments, where possible.
Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 rank Rebecca as a “Star Associate” and a “Rising Star”.
The Legal 500 comments that Rebecca is among “the next generation of superstars at Stewarts.”
Chambers 2023 quoted one client as saying: “Rebecca is a powerhouse who is brilliant at helping you navigate the legal minefield. She is incredibly detailed in her work, likeable and approachable, and always available to discuss the detail in layman’s terms.” Another said: “Rebecca is outstanding. She is a dedicated individual who goes above and beyond to ensure you get what you deserve.”
In previous editions Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 have called Rebecca a “fantastic lawyer” and “an experienced catastrophic injury lawyer who is a rising star in the international personal injury world”.
Rebecca studied Law and Politics at Cardiff University before completing the Bar Vocational Course. She subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 2013. Rebecca worked for a regional firm for five years before joining Stewarts in March 2019.
Since joining Stewarts in 2019, Rebecca has recovered £17m in compensation for her clients involved in international accidents.
In September 2019, Rebecca successfully represented a New Zealand national following a tragic boat accident during the America’s Cup in Bermuda involving complex, jurisdictional, applicable law and maritime law issues.
In October 2021, Rebecca represented the claimant in Herbert v (1) Melvyn John Lane & (2) IQUW Corporate Member Limited, securing damages of £6.4 million for a young client who sustained a complex spinal cord injury in France including a significant provisional damages award to cover a range of rare but significant spinal complications.
Rebecca has also successfully secured a high seven-figure sum LM v (1) Mr Chiu Chu & (2) Aviva Insurance Limited for the claimant, a Korean national, who sustained a severe traumatic brain injury following a road traffic collision. The case involved securing expert evidence concerning the taxation of compensation in Korea and the Korean equivalent of a deputyship in order to obtain court approval.
More recently, in the case of AXU & others v Mutua Tenerferia Seguros Y Reaseuros A Prima Fija, Rebecca secured nearly £4m in compensation for a family involved in a road traffic collision in Spain which involved complex arguments on the application of the Spanish system of compensation ‘The Baremo’.
Rebecca is currently representing a number of seriously injured clients and their families following accidents overseas.
Accreditations and Memberships
Rebecca is an APIL accredited Senior Litigator and a member of PEOPIL.
Publications and Media
Rebecca has had articles published in JPIL and has been a speaker at internal and external personal injury events.
Rebecca enjoys French cooking, wine and gardening. She is also a car enthusiast and has previously volunteered for the Children’s Trust Super Car Event.