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Established to meet the need for high quality legal advice and advocacy in Somerset and the West Country, Octagon Chambers has increased in size and legal practice to match the demand.

Rebecca Bradberry - Head of Chambers


Year of Call & Inn: 1996, Lincoln's Inn
Qualifications:  Dip. Law, BA (Hons)
Professional Membership:  Western Circuit, Criminal Bar Association

Rebecca Bradberry is a founding member and Head of Octagon Chambers.
She is a senior practitioner who came to the Bar after careers in business and in education, and has practiced in Criminal and Family Law cases at the highest level. She predominantly acts for the defence, but also accepts instructions for the Crown.

Rebecca specialises in cases concerning alleged rape and sexual abuse. She is particularly experienced in the handling of child witnesses, having been involved in high profile cases, such as child abuse in care homes.  She regularly appears in the Court of Appeal and has conducted cases relating to homicide.
Rebecca's capacity for case management attracts instructions in more complex cases, such as fraud and drugs conspiracies. Cases relating to Firearms are also undertaken.

Ancillary relief, care proceedings and all other aspects of family and matrimonial cases are additional areas in which Rebecca has accepted instructions for many years.

Previous Experience:
• Primary School Teacher 1991-1994, Inner City Birmingham

Hobbies & Interests:
Travel, reading and wine!

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