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Rebecca’s practice spans all commercial litigation matters. She appears regularly in the County and High Courts in a range of trials, hearings and applications of all kinds. Rebecca is content to act as sole counsel or led.
In addition to court work, Rebecca conducts regular client conferences. She also has experience drafting advice, pleadings and evidence in support of applications. Rebecca frequently works with experts in various disciplines.
Rebecca’s main areas of practice cover the following areas:
• Banking and financial services
• Carriage of goods
• Consumer credit
• Debt recovery
• Enforcement
• Fraud
• General contract
• Insolvency
• Professional negligence
• Property (including landlord and tenant)
• Tortious actions
Rebecca also works pro bono for a scheme at the winding up court in the Rolls Building to assist litigants in person, as well as assisting the Bar’s Advocate scheme where appropriate.
Recent work
Successfully settled an action for breach of contract involving the management of an international hedge fund which had been issued for GBP 500,000.
Advised on the application of the amended Consumer Credit Act 1974.
Provided advice on the recoverability of claims against companies in receivership.
Advised and represented a lender in several disputes regarding rights of possession over commercial assets and premises.
Drafted grounds of appeal and a skeleton argument (led) in a case involving food regulation.
Advised (led) in a professional negligence case dating back to allegations from 2005 on limitation, provision of documents to previous counsel and causation.
Drafted a Defence and Counterclaim in relation to a prescriptive easement, encroachment and nuisance.
Inner Temple Junior Bar Association Committee
Mini-pupillage co-coordinator
Exhibition Award - the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
LLM in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, University College London, Distinction
BPTC, City University London, Outstanding
GDL, City University London
BA (Hons) Classics, Durham University

Latest News & Publications

In this vlog Rebecca Livesey discusses an ongoing case of Esther Gamble’s with her. Permission to appeal has been given in Esther’s case; the parties are waiting to find out if the Court of Appeal will give permission in Paul v Wolverhampton before proceeding further. There is more discussion of Paul v Wolverhampton in our previous vlog....

Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020
Rebecca Livesey, Neil Shastri-Hurst, Oliver May and Louisa Sherlock discuss the recent clinical negligence case of Paul v Wolverhampton NHS Trust and its potential implications for future secondary victim claims....

Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020
Courts across the jurisdiction have struggled for years to run small claim and fast track lists efficiently...

Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020