Rachel is a partner in the IP litigation group at Wiggin, advising clients on a wide range of contentious IP and commercial matters. Rachel was heavily involved in the Newzbin litigation in 2010, which established key precedents in relation to online copyright infringement.
Most recently, Rachel successfully led on the Warner Music UK Ltd v TuneIn Inc case which was one of its first to make judgement on the relationship between copyright and the internet. She has also has acted for the major film studios and publishing clients in establishing the site blocking jurisdiction in the United Kingdom and acted for the Richemont companies in Cartier, which established site blocking as a remedy for trademark owners. Rachel has also worked on a number of further key cases for rights holders, such as Ministry of Sound v Spotify (concerning database rights) and PRS v SoundCloud (concerning the hosting defence).
Rachel has been recognised as one of the “IP STARS Top 250 Women in IP” by Managing Intellectual Property and was nominated for Practitioner of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property in 2020.