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Rebecca Blackwood

Barrister (Senior Associate)


+44 (0)330 045 2325


Rebecca is a Bar Standards Board registered barrister with over twenty years’ experience. She specialises in Court of Protection and inherent jurisdiction matters and regularly appears before all tiers of judiciary including High Court judges.

Rebecca was called to the Bar in 2001 and undertook her pupillage at Southernhay Chambers, Exeter. She was offered and accepted tenancy at Southernhay. Rebecca remained a tenant at Southernhay through its merger into Magdalen Chambers until she returned to Swansea in December 2017 and accepted a position within the legal department in Swansea Council. Rebecca joined Browne Jacobson earlier this year on 31st July.

Rebecca has over 20 years’ experience in family, child, adult, mental capacity, and social services law and spent five years at Swansea Council, advising and representing on various matters including inherent jurisdiction matters, adult and child cases in the Court of Protection, education appeals and governance matters. She regularly appears before all judicial tiers.

Rebecca is described an outstanding, passionate and compassionate barrister who has worked on a number of significant, complex and highly sensitive cases in the Court of Protection, Family Court, and High Court over the last two decades. Her wealth of knowledge and experience of family and social care law is impressive, whilst her commitment to delivering the best outcome for her clients on issues and matters that are very much at the forefront of society.