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Rachel Logan
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Rachel Logan

Rachel has a broad practice in public and international law, with particular focus on human rights, discrimination and immigration.

Called: 2008 | Associate

Rachel specialises in publicinternational and sports law. Her public law practice encompasses all areas, but has a particular focus on asylum and immigrationprisonequality and discriminationeducation and community care law.

Before joining the Bar, Rachel worked as a consultant to UNFPA’s Humanitarian Response Unit in both New York and Liberia, advising on programming to combat sexual and gender violence and HIV/AIDS, and as an associate at a UN-ECOSOC consultative think-tank advising on international justice and Security Council concerns. She came to legal practice via a position as a researcher in the Public Law Department of the University of Cape Town.

During her traineeship at Matrix, Rachel was supervised by Nicholas ArmstrongRaza Husain QCJessica Simor and David Wolfe. She worked on notable cases dealing with non-refoulement, exclusion from refugee protection, international humanitarian law, control orders, the investigative obligations under the Human Rights Act and disability care charges, as well as gaining significant experience in complex cases across the areas in which she is now developing her own practice. She was also seconded to work directly for Zachary Douglas on Georgia v Russia (currently before the International Court of Justice), and later to assist again with an international arbitration for the government of the Czech Republic.

Rachel completed an undergraduate degree in history & politics at the University of Oxford. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to undertake an MA in international relations at Columbia University where she specialised in humanitarian affairs and international justice, and completed the French for research proficiency programme. She achieved a distinction in her GDL at the College of Law, and was made a Princess Royal scholar of the Inner Temple.

Rachel has published widely on both legal and humanitarian issues, and is a contributing editor to the Civil Court Service manual.

Bar Human Rights Committee Submission to the Malawi Special Law Commission established to review the Witchcraft Act, Michelle Butler, Sally Longworth, Rachel Logan, June 2011.

Civil Court Service, 2010 onwards (annual), Jordan Publishing Contributing Editor, responsible for Part 54 (Judicial Review) and Habeas Corpus content.

Public Law and the Provision of Healthcare. David Wolfe and Rachel Logan. Judicial Review Journal, Vol.14 No.2, June 2009

Audit of Statutes: A Guide to Parliament’s obligations under the Constitution and legislation. Professor Christina Murray, Karla Saller and Rachel Logan. Public Law Department/National Assembly of South Africa, June 2006.

Roadmap to Recovery: Mapping HIV/AIDS and SGBV programming needs in Liberia. Emilia Casella, Rebecca Chandler, Susannah Friedman, Rachel Logan, Joel Negin and Kalpa Shah. UNFPA and Columbia University, May 2005.

Rachel is qualified to research standard in French, and speaks conversational Spanish and Chichewa.

Rachel is regulated by the Bar Standards Board and accepts instructions under Standard Contractual Terms. To find out more information on this and the way we work at Matrix, including our fee transparency statement, please see our see our service standards

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Rachel Logan
Called: 2008 | Associate

Rachel has a broad practice in public and international law, with particular focus on human rights, discrimination and immigration.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • International arbitration
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition
  • Discrimination and Equality
  • Environmental Law and Natural Resources
  • Healthcare, Mental Health and Mental Capacity
  • Civil Liberties and Human Rights
  • Immigration, Asylum and Free Movement
  • Media and Information Law
  • Mediation
  • Prison Law
  • Public Law
  • Public International Law
  • Sports Law
  • Police, Inquests and Prison
  • Commercial Public Law

Rachel Logan

Contact Rachel: rachellogan@matrixlaw.co.uk | +44 (0)20 7404 3447

Contact Rachel's Practice Team (Team T): TeamT@matrixlaw.co.uk


Rachel specialises in publicinternational and sports law. Her public law practice encompasses all areas, but has a particular focus on asylum and immigrationprisonequality and discriminationeducation and community care law.

Before joining the Bar, Rachel worked as a consultant to UNFPA’s Humanitarian Response Unit in both New York and Liberia, advising on programming to combat sexual and gender violence and HIV/AIDS, and as an associate at a UN-ECOSOC consultative think-tank advising on international justice and Security Council concerns. She came to legal practice via a position as a researcher in the Public Law Department of the University of Cape Town.

During her traineeship at Matrix, Rachel was supervised by Nicholas ArmstrongRaza Husain QCJessica Simor and David Wolfe. She worked on notable cases dealing with non-refoulement, exclusion from refugee protection, international humanitarian law, control orders, the investigative obligations under the Human Rights Act and disability care charges, as well as gaining significant experience in complex cases across the areas in which she is now developing her own practice. She was also seconded to work directly for Zachary Douglas on Georgia v Russia (currently before the International Court of Justice), and later to assist again with an international arbitration for the government of the Czech Republic.

Rachel completed an undergraduate degree in history & politics at the University of Oxford. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to undertake an MA in international relations at Columbia University where she specialised in humanitarian affairs and international justice, and completed the French for research proficiency programme. She achieved a distinction in her GDL at the College of Law, and was made a Princess Royal scholar of the Inner Temple.

Rachel has published widely on both legal and humanitarian issues, and is a contributing editor to the Civil Court Service manual.

Notable Publications

Bar Human Rights Committee Submission to the Malawi Special Law Commission established to review the Witchcraft Act, Michelle Butler, Sally Longworth, Rachel Logan, June 2011. Civil Court Service, 2010 onwards (annual), Jordan Publishing Contributing Editor, responsible for Part 54 (Judicial Review) and Habeas Corpus content. Public Law and the Provision of Healthcare. David Wolfe and Rachel Logan. Judicial Review Journal, Vol.14 No.2, June 2009 Audit of Statutes: A Guide to Parliament’s obligations under the Constitution and legislation. Professor Christina Murray, Karla Saller and Rachel Logan. Public Law Department/National Assembly of South Africa, June 2006. Roadmap to Recovery: Mapping HIV/AIDS and SGBV programming needs in Liberia. Emilia Casella, Rebecca Chandler, Susannah Friedman, Rachel Logan, Joel Negin and Kalpa Shah. UNFPA and Columbia University, May 2005.

Languages

Rachel is qualified to research standard in French, and speaks conversational Spanish and Chichewa.