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Rachel joined Edwin Coe LLP as a Partner in 1998 to found a dedicated Employment Team within the firm, dealing with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.

Rachel, now a Consultant, provides advices to both businesses and senior executives. She represents a diverse group of employers, large and small, on restructuring, outsourcing and supports the Corporate Team on mergers, acquisitions and disposals. In acting for both employers and senior executives, she has a wealth of experience in all types of Tribunal claims, particularly whistleblowing claims and High Court actions dealing with breaches of fiduciary duties, shareholder disputes, enforcement of restrictive covenants and bonus claims. She also advises on partnership disputes.

Rachel is an extremely thorough and competent lawyer who always applies her extensive experience to accurately strategis...

Chambers UK 2017

Rachel is an extremely thorough and competent lawyer who always applies her extensive experience to accurately strategise all aspects of any case.

Chambers UK 2017

Credentials

  • Ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers UK 2019

  • Recommended in The Legal 500 2019

  • Named Most Influential Woman in Employment Law 2018 in AI’s Global Excellence Awards

  • Winner of the Female Employment Lawyer of the Year category at the ACQ Law Awards 2018

  • Awarded Employment Lawyer of the Year 2016 by Employment Law Experts

     

  • Most Outstanding Employment Lawyer – UK by Corporate LiveWire Legal Awards 2015

  • Listed as a leading lawyer on The Lawyer Network

  • Member of the Law Society

  • Member of the Gibraltar Bar

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers Association

  • Member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals

Quotes

She is a robust and perceptive litigator with a human touch.


Chambers UK 2019

She is a robust and perceptive litigator with a human touch.

Chambers UK 2019

Rachel Harrap, who has first-class knowledge of the law.


The Legal 500 2019

Rachel Harrap, who has first-class knowledge of the law.

The Legal 500 2019

Rachel is an extremely thorough and competent lawyer who always applies her extensive experience to accurately strate...
Chambers UK 2017

Rachel is an extremely thorough and competent lawyer who always applies her extensive experience to accurately strategise all aspects of any case.

Chambers UK 2017

Rachel always gives very practical advice and will got the extra mile to make sure she is always available when neede...
Chambers UK 2018

Rachel always gives very practical advice and will got the extra mile to make sure she is always available when needed.

Chambers UK 2018

Rachel Harrap is commended for being astute, savvy and composed under pressure.


The Legal 500 2016

Rachel Harrap is commended for being astute, savvy and composed under pressure.

The Legal 500 2016

Rachel Harrap is praised for her very focused approach to instructions, with her clients also valuing her availabilit...
Chambers UK 2016

Rachel Harrap is praised for her very focused approach to instructions, with her clients also valuing her availability. Sources note her talent for calmly breaking down any issue into orderly steps.

Chambers UK 2016

Rachel Harrap is a delight to work with because she combines strategic ability with pragmatism. She clearly knows the...
Chambers UK 2015

Rachel Harrap is a delight to work with because she combines strategic ability with pragmatism. She clearly knows the law, will ask you what you want to achieve and will then provide you with options.

Chambers UK 2015

The extremely experienced Rachel Harrap leads Edwin Coe LLP’s four-partner team, which has an exceptional client fo...
Legal 500 2015

The extremely experienced Rachel Harrap leads Edwin Coe LLP’s four-partner team, which has an exceptional client focus

Legal 500 2015

Rachel Harrap is a pragmatic, dedicated and astute lawyer. She makes suggestions instead of just informing us about t...
Chambers UK 2014

Rachel Harrap is a pragmatic, dedicated and astute lawyer. She makes suggestions instead of just informing us about the law.

Chambers UK 2014

Rachel Harrap is highly professional, knowledgeable and supportive, clients say.


Chambers Directory 2013

Rachel Harrap is highly professional, knowledgeable and supportive, clients say.

Chambers Directory 2013

Rachel Harrap achieves superb outcomes.


Legal 500 2012

Rachel Harrap achieves superb outcomes.

Legal 500 2012

Rachel Harrap is a savvy and clear-sighted adviser.'


Chambers Directory 2012

Rachel Harrap is a savvy and clear-sighted adviser.'

Chambers Directory 2012

Rachel Harrap is everything that a client would want: astute, realistic, and analytical.


Legal 500 2011

Rachel Harrap is everything that a client would want: astute, realistic, and analytical.

Legal 500 2011

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Rachel Harrap

Consultant

Rachel joined Edwin Coe LLP as a Partner in 1998 to found a dedicated Employment Team within the firm, dealing with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.

Rachel, now a Consultant, provides advices to both businesses and senior executives. She represents a diverse group of employers, large and small, on restructuring, outsourcing and supports the Corporate Team on mergers, acquisitions and disposals. In acting for both employers and senior executives, she has a wealth of experience in all types of Tribunal claims, particularly whistleblowing claims and High Court actions dealing with breaches of fiduciary duties, shareholder disputes, enforcement of restrictive covenants and bonus claims. She also advises on partnership disputes.

Expertise

  • Employment: Overview
  • Employment Law
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Hotel & Hospitality
  • Charities & non-profit

Credentials

  • Ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers UK 2019

  • Recommended in The Legal 500 2019

  • Named Most Influential Woman in Employment Law 2018 in AI’s Global Excellence Awards

  • Winner of the Female Employment Lawyer of the Year category at the ACQ Law Awards 2018

  • Awarded Employment Lawyer of the Year 2016 by Employment Law Experts

     

  • Most Outstanding Employment Lawyer – UK by Corporate LiveWire Legal Awards 2015

  • Listed as a leading lawyer on The Lawyer Network

  • Member of the Law Society

  • Member of the Gibraltar Bar

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers Association

  • Member of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals

Contact

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7691 4000

Email:
rachel.harrap@edwincoe.com

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