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About Rebecca Shotton

Rebecca is a Trainee Solicitor who joined the firm in 2022. She is currently sitting in the Crime Department, assisting Partners Ruth Harris and Caroline Liggins on their complex and varied caseloads. Rebecca has also completed seats in Family and Medical Negligence. Prior to her training contract, Rebecca worked as an Inquest and Claims Handler, with a key focus on mental health work.

Rebecca is one of the firm’s Green Ambassadors, helping to promote and implement the firm’s plans for reducing their carbon footprint. She also works closely with homeless and mental health charities, and is passionate about seeking justice and improving public services in the UK.


  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers – a network of lawyers committed to campaigning for a sustainable legal aid system in both criminal and civil law.
  • Youth Practitioners Association – an organisation aimed at supporting, assisting and educating professionals who represent young people in the criminal justice system.


  • LPC LLM in Professional Legal Practice (Distinction) – The University of Law, 2022
  • BA in Law (2:1) – University of Oxford, 2019
Further Reading Rebecca Shotton
Criminal Defence
Falsely Accused of Crime
General Crime
Financial Crime & Regulatory