Experience and Background
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Rachel joined Howes Percival in May 2023 as an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team and deals with both Commercial Litigation and Contentious Trusts and Probate claims. Rachel has experience in a wide variety of disputes, including claims involving breach of contract, professional negligence, misrepresentation, debt recovery and enforcement.

Rachel has managed disputes through Alternative Dispute Resolution and at various stages of the litigation process for both claimants and defendants.

Rachel is primarily based in the Northampton office but is present at our Milton Keynes and Leicester offices too. 

  • 2023 – Present: Howes Percival LLP, Associate Solicitor
  • 2021 – 2023: Wilson Browne Solicitors, Trainee Solicitor
  • 2018 – 2021: Strata Solicitors Ltd, Paralegal
  • 2018 – 2020: LPC LLM, Nottingham Trent University
  • 2015 – 2018: LLB, University of Warwick



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Court mandated ADR – a step closer?

On 29 November 2023 the Court of Appeal handed down a keenly awaited judgment, which concerned the court’s…

The Powers of Attorney Bill

On 14th September 2023, the UK Parliament passed, without amendment, the Powers of Attorney Bill (the…

Will Writing
A Contract for Mutual Wills

Contentious probate solicitor Rachel Leatherland looks at the recent case, McLean v McLean [2023] EWHC…

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