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Prior to commencing pupillage, Rachel worked as a paralegal at GT Stewart Solicitors in their specialist criminal appeals team. She has experience in a wide variety of criminal matters.
She also has experience of challenging public bodies, including a successful judicial review of the Legal Aid Agency. She also assisted with challenges to the Ministry of Justice and the Metropolitan Police Service.
Rachel previously volunteered with Hammersmith & Fulham Youth Offending Team, sitting on restorative justice panels, and is a former director of Vocalise, a student led initiative teaching debating in prisons. Rachel continues to have a keen interest in appellate work and is currently a committee member of the Criminal Appeals Lawyer’s Association.
Rachel obtained a first-class degree from Exeter University in Philosophy and went on to complete the BPTC LLM, where she worked with the Free Representation Unit (Social Security). She has considerable experience in working with vulnerable people.
Rachel Pain, one of Mountford’s second six pupils, secured unanimous acquittals for a defendant charged with possession with intent to…
Our updater team comprises Joseph Sinclair and Rachel Pain. R v Hanson  EWCA Crim 203 Sentencing – Dangerousness –…
Mountford Chambers is pleased to announce that our two pupils, Joseph Sinclair and Rachel Pain, have completed their first six…
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