On 16 January 2020, Her Majesty the Queen announced the appointment of Rebecca Carew Pole to the rank of Queen’s Counsel. A link to the Ministry of Justice press release can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lord-chancellor-welcomes-new-queen-s-counsel On Monday 16th March 2020 Rebecca was formally appointed QC at a ceremony presided over by the Lord Chancellor.
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”.
XW v XH (Special Contributions)  EWCA Civ 2262
FW v FH (Valuation of Private Companies)  EWHC 1338 (Fam);  2 FLR 937
Thum v Thum (No. 2: Disclosure)  EWFC 25;  2 FLR 546
XW v XH (No. 2: Publicity and Reporting)  EWCA Civ 549;  1 WLR 3757
LKH v Z (Interim Maintenance: Costs Funding) EWHC 1214 (Fam);  3 Costs LR 519
XW v XH (No. 2: Reporting Restrictions Order)  EWFC 44;  1 FLR 559
Martin v Martin  EWCA Civ 2866;  2 FLR 291
Thum v Thum (No.1: Jurisdiction)  EWCA civ 624;  2 WLR 127
XW v XH (No. 1: Financial Remedies: Non-matrimonial Assets)  EWFC 76;  4 WLR 83
ZS v RS (Conflict of Interest)  EWHC 2660;  1 FLR 263
WM v HM  EWFC 25;  1 FLR 313
Thum v Thum (No. 1: Service of Documents)  EWHC 2634 (Fam);  4 WLR 171
S v J & ors  EWHC 586 (Fam)
MA v SK & S Investments  EWHC 887 (Fam)
Abuchian v Khojah  EWHC 3411 (Fam)
Re G (Leave to Remove)  EWCA Civ 1497
C v C (Costs: Leave to Appeal)  EWHC 624 (Fam)
C v C (Privilege)  EWHC 336 (Fam)
Re G (Maintenance Pending Suit) EWHC 1834 (Fam)
C v C (Without Notice Orders)  EWHC 2741 (Fam)
K v K (Financial Relief: Management of Difficult Cases)  EWHC 1070 (Fam)
Al-Khatib v Masry  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.”
"Her bedside manner is matched by an equally impressive command of the law.”
Married with three children.