- Director Lawyers Incorporated Limited – March 2019
- Solicitor-Advocate – qualified 1998 (Higher Rights Criminal)
- Head of Practice and Principal Lawyer, Crime, Slater & Gordon Lawyers – 2017 – 2019
- Head of Regulatory and Partner, Stephensons Solicitors – 2010 – 2017
- Associate Partner, Farleys Solicitors – 1995 – 2010
Rachel is skilled at building up profitable departments from scratch in her niche practice area. She has over 20 years’ experience in practice specialising in fraud and regulatory law. She prosecutes and defends and has attracted very high profile clients and cases during the course of her career. Her most recent high profile case was defending a client in the Euribor trial at Southwark Crown Court which received international publicity.
Rachel has defended cases brought by the CPS, the SFO, HMRC and Trading Standards and these have included serious and complex fraud cases lasting many months at Trial. Rachel also has a niche practice in prosecuting on behalf of Trading Standards. In regulatory work Rachel has successfully defended individuals and businesses against proceedings brought by the CQC, Ofsted, HSE, Environment Agency, and many others. Healthcare is one of her specialities, particularly in respect of the CQC. Rachel has often been invited to speak at Healthcare orientated conferences on this area of regulation. This has included enforcement proceedings by the CQC, Inquests and other tribunals.
Rachel is often called upon to comment as an expert in fraud and crime generally in the media and has made television and radio appearances on BBC news, ITV and Sky news, Judge Rinder’s Crime Stories, Radio Five Live, BBC radio Manchester and Lancashire. She has also been quoted in national and international newspapers such as The Times, The Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal and many other daily newspapers.
Director Lawyers Incorporated Limited – April 2019
Head of Practice – Conveyancing – Slater & Gordon Lawyers 2017 – 2019
Partner – Stephensons Solicitors – 2006 – 2017
- Conveyancing Manager – Barnetts Soicitors 2004 to 2005
Conveyancing Manager – Haliwells 2002 to 2004
Linda has over 25 years’ experience dealing with all different areas of residential property. She also has experience in managing large conveyancing departments dealing with volume conveyancing which has involved growing and developing teams into profitable departments. Linda has also been responsible for supervision, risk and compliance.
Linda has strong technical skills and is experienced in dealing with Newbuild, leasehold, unregistered, shared ownership and shared equity property transactions. She also deals with other complex areas including but not limited to Lease Extensions, title defects, title splits, variations of Leases, easements and reconstitutions of title.
- Lawyer, Qualified 1988
- Consultant, Tuckers Solicitors 1988 – 2013
- CEO, National Law Tutors 1989 – 1996
- Chairman, T Group 1986 – present day
Starting from a legal background, David’s entrepreneurial streak has seen him build a number of successful businesses, as well as advise others.
David is the former MD and owner of National Law Tutors which, in the year prior to being sold to Tolley’s in 1996, trained 7,500 lawyers. Since then David has been involved in the investment industry and, as Chief Executive of T Group, continues to act as a specialist investment adviser to private companies and pension funds. For the last two years David has been developing the concept behind Lawyers Inc. with his fellow Directors. His extensive experience in the legal and investment sectors enables him to bring a fresh and alternative perspective to analysing how lawyers can operate more successfully in an increasingly competitive marketplace.