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Rachael Levene

Year of call 2006, Gray's Inn  

Areas of Expertise
Employment, Mediation, Special Education Needs

Scholarships and Prizes:

Cynthia Terry Award, Gray's Inn (2006). Commonwealth Scholarship, awarded to study at the University of British Columbia (2003-2005). Personal Injury Bar Association, Employment Bar Association


LLM, University of British Columbia (First Class). MA, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (Exhibitioner)

Rachael Levene accepts instructions in all areas of Employment Law. She also acts as a Mediator, having qualified as such in 2020.

In Employment Law, Rachael acts for both Claimants and Respondents. She provides advisory and drafting services on all areas of Employment Law.
Rachael has experience in the following areas:

  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Discrimination, in all its forms
  • Employment Status
  • The Contract of Employment
  • Whistleblowing
  • Working Time
  • Industrial Relations
  • TUPE

In her Mediation work, Rachael has experience of mediating on complex and emotional matters.  Rachael takes pride in her ability to quickly develop trust with those she is mediating between.  In finding common ground between parties, Rachael is skilled in navigating a path to settlement, sometimes with creative solutions.

Rachael provides a professional and down-to-earth service.

Prescribed Information

Rachael Levene is a practising barrister, who is regulated by the Bar Standards Board. Details of information held by the BSB about Rachael Levene can be found here

Rachael's clerks will happily provide no obligation quotations for all legal services that she provides. Their contact details can be found here. It is most common for Rachael to undertake Tribunal and Court work for a brief fee, plus refresher fees for additional days. Advisory work, including paperwork and conferences, is most commonly charged at an hourly rate. Rachael will typically return paperwork within 10-14 days, however professional commitments, and the complexity and volume of documentation can affect these timescales.

"Rachel is incredibly talented. She is able to put witnesses at ease and talk to them in a way that makes them feel confident that she will put the best case forward. Her communication is excellent and instructing solicitors have entire total confidence in her ability to represent clients very well."

Legal 500 2023

Employment – ranked Tier 1
“Her practice includes whistleblowing and unfair dismissal cases.

Legal 500 2019

"Experienced in discrimination, unfair dismissal and whistleblowing matters."

Legal 500, 2017

"Experienced in discrimination cases."

Legal 500, 2016

"She is tenacious, with extensive legal knowledge and a good client manner."

Legal 500, 2015

"Personable and persuasive."

Legal 500 2014

"demonstrates considerable talent"

Legal 500 2013

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