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.
+44 (0)20 7691 4000
Rachel is an extremely thorough and competent lawyer who always applies her extensive experience to accurately strategis...
Chambers UK 2017
Ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers UK 2019
Recommended in The Legal 500 2020
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
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 is an extremely thorough and competent lawyer who always applies her extensive experience to accurately strate...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 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 a delight to work with because she combines strategic ability with pragmatism. She clearly knows the...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
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 highly professional, knowledgeable and supportive, clients say.
Chambers Directory 2013
Rachel Harrap achieves superb outcomes.
Legal 500 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