Rebecca Livesey

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Rebecca has a busy personal injury practice, instructed by Claimants and Defendants in the High Court and County Court. She has a broad experience of personal injury claims of all types, including: road traffic accidents, Highways Act claims, credit hire, employer’s liability, public liability, occupier’s liability, defective premises, and inquests including Article 2.
In particular, Rebecca has focused on cases which are alleged to be fraudulent or exaggerated in nature, including dealing with allegations of fundamental dishonesty at an appellate level. She regularly deals with low velocity impact claims, exaggeration or fabrication of injuries and fabricated accidents.
Rebecca regularly acts alone in cases with a value up to 500,000, and works with leading counsel.
In addition to court work, Rebecca leads client conferences. She also has experience drafting advice, pleadings and evidence in support of applications of all kinds. Rebecca is experienced in drafting schedules and counter-schedules of loss, as well as Part 35 questions for experts.
Rebecca also regularly deals with experts as part of her clinical negligence practice.
Appointments
Counsel to the Inquest HM Coroner’s investigation into Ian Paterson (led by Jonathan Jones QC)
Inner Temple Junior Bar Association Committee
Awards
Exhibition Award - the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
Memberships
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
PIBA
AvMA
Qualifications
LLM in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Distinction, University College London
BPTC, Outstanding, City University London
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