Rebecca Wade

Call - 2003
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Overview

Rebecca Wade is a Barrister specialising in Criminal law.  She is an established member of the Criminal group having joined Chambers in 2012. Rebecca is Head of the St Ives Criminal Group.

She is a Level 4 on the CPS Advocates Panel, Level 4 on the Serious Crime Group Panel and also a member of their Rape Panel.

She has a very strong Criminal practice with an emphasis on cases of a sexual nature, both Prosecuting and Defending. She has secured acquittals when defending Rape cases, and has an exemplary rate of conviction when prosecuting.

Qualifications

LLB (Hons)

BVC – Very Competent

Memberships

Midland Circuit

Criminal Bar Association

 

Appointments

Recorder Midland Circuit (2019)

Recommendations

Legal 500 2022: “Rebecca has tenacity, determination and tactical skill. A good and focussed manner in dealing with clients, opponents and judges.”

Chambers and Partners 2021:  “She has a very good grasp of the law, is very approachable and is someone who is able to convey information clearly.” “A good forensic lawyer.”

Legal 500 2021: “A forceful but fair advocate who fights hard for her clients.”

Legal 500 2019: “Always demonstrates a mastery of her brief.”

Legal 500 2018: “She has extensive expertise in sexual offences cases.”

Legal 500 2017: “Efficient, effective and likeable.”

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Recent Media Coverage

Rebecca Wade prosecutes in the case of a woman assaulting a brain damaged victim. To read more click here.

Rebecca Wade defends in the case of a man pleading guilty to a series of burglaries.  To read more click here.

Rebecca Wade prosecutes in the case of a man jailed for targeting the elderly.  To read more click here.

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  • Acquittal in murder trial for Rebecca Wade

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  • St Ives Chambers are delighted to announce that two members of chambers have been appointed as Recorders

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  • Rebecca Wade prosecutes man who was snared by peadophile hunters thinking he was meeting a 14 year-old boy.

    Rebecca Wade prosecutes man who was snared by peadophile hunters thinking he was meeting a 14 year-old boy he had been grooming online. “Mark...

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