Rebecca Carew Pole

Call
1999

Focuses her matrimonial practice on contested financial disputes, mostly for high net worth clients. She additionally handles complex financial remedy applications for notable individuals, and is at home undertaking complex jurisdiction disputes. Strengths: "Very popular with clients and extremely committed. She is an absolute dream to work with and she's got excellent client management skills that really put people at ease; even when they have a silk, clients prefer her. Although very personable, she's quite no-nonsense - she's very clear, she gets to the heart of the problem and she instils confidence in the client." Recent work: Acted for the wife in Martin v Martin, a huge financial remedy case with total assets of about £200 million. "Is an excellent advocate who is strong of voice and clear on advocacy."

Chambers and Partners 2019 and Legal 500 2019

Practice

Rebecca is a leading senior junior specialising in complex financial remedies disputes.

Rebecca has been described as a “punchy, no-holds barred advocate with razor sharp intelligence” [Legal 500]. People say, “her opponents are so scared of her because the judges really listen to what she’s got to say”.

 

Financial Remedies

S v J & ors [2016] EWHC 586 (Fam)

MA v SK & S Investments [2015] EWHC 887 (Fam)

Abuchian v Khojah  [2014] EWHC 3411 (Fam)

Re G (Leave to Remove) [2007] EWCA Civ 1497

C v C (Costs: Leave to Appeal) [2006] EWHC 624 (Fam)

C v C (Privilege) [2006] EWHC 336 (Fam)

Re G (Maintenance Pending Suit) EWHC 1834 (Fam)

C v C (Without Notice Orders) [2005] EWHC 2741 (Fam)

K v K (Financial Relief: Management of Difficult Cases) [2005] EWHC 1070 (Fam)

Al-Khatib v Masry [2004] EWCA Civ 1353

 

Child’s Pay (3rd Edition)

 

Family Law Bar Association

 

  • University of Bristol LLB (Hons)
  • Inner Temple Major Scholarship
  • Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Scholarship
  • Inns of Court Pegasus Scholarship

 

Chambers and Partners

"Highly conscientious and committed and someone who always delivers an excellent client service. Rebecca is a barrister who manages to not only provide excellent legal advice, but who also demonstrates the important holistic approach needed in the family law arena."

"She manages to take a lot of academic legal knowledge and distil it in a way that is digestible for clients. She's very reliable, very committed, very good and very well prepared." Chambers & Partners 2018

"A silk in the making."

“She has a measured, calm approach, which is appreciated by clients. Her knowledge of the law is fantastic and her performance in court is polished and impressive.”

Legal 500

"Her bedside manner is matched by an equally impressive command of the law.”

 

 

 

Married with three children.