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Rachael Wake

Call: 2015

Junior of the Northern Circuit

Practice Areas



Miss Wake is experienced in public law applications, having represented Local Authorities, Parents and Guardians in interlocutory and final hearings. In that capacity she has dealt with issues such as designation, deprivation of liberty and jurisdiction. Miss Wake has also acted in finding of fact hearings relating to issues of domestic violence, non -accidental injuries and sexual abuse, and is experienced in drafting the associated written work such as threshold criteria and schedules of findings.


Private Law

Miss Wake also has significant experience representing parents in private law children applications, as well as having undertaken instructions in applications for non-molestation and occupation orders.

Areas of Practice

Qualifications and Awards

Called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple in 2015 following successful completion of the Bar Professional Training Course at BPP University in London.

Awarded the Advocacy Prize by Kaplan Law School in 2014

Quarter-Centenary Scholarship awarded by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple 2013

MacGregor Prize for outstanding contribution to the life and well-being of the School of Law, awarded by Nottingham University 2013


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