Rebecca Haughton

    Rebecca Haughton

    Senior Associate

    Rebecca Haughton’s practice focuses primarily on UK and international finance litigation in our London office.

    Rebecca has experience in a wide range of litigation matters including pre-action protocol and letters before action, issuing proceedings, disclosure, defending actions, summary judgment applications, defending applications to set aside judgment, preparing witness statements, defending and commencing injunction actions, liaising with expert witnesses, preparing for trial, appeals and enforcement actions. She has particular experience in advising on asset based finance litigation.

    Rebecca has experience in insurance litigation including advising on the merits of insurance claims, defending court actions, advising on policy wording and interpretation, and advising on broker disputes.

    Rebecca has also advised on several employment litigation cases including restrictive covenant actions and injunctions, and has recent experience in property litigation matters.

    Rebecca uses her experience to provide pro bono legal advice for the A4ID pro bono group and Paddington Law Centre. She is an active member of the Squire Patton Boggs Women’s Initiative and has attended Women’s Enterprise presentations, and is a member of the firm’s Japan Group.

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    • Advising a French-based insurance company on the merits of their defence to a large insurance claim and defending proceedings.
    • Representing two individual patent attorneys in defending an injunction action for breach of restrictive covenants.
    • Advising a middle-eastern Sheikh in respect of several multimillion pound claims and injunction actions brought by creditors.
    • Investigating fraud on several occasions, advising the client on the merits of the evidence and commencing fraud actions.
    • Advising UK and international factors on terms of guarantees and indemnities and issuing proceedings against guarantors of facilities.
    • Managing collect outs of client ledgers, and commencing actions against debtors.
    • Conducting mediation and settlement meetings.
    • Advising on surrendering a lease and defending claims brought by landlords.
    • Providing training to clients through presentations and role plays, coordinating courses and presenting at ABFA conferences.

    Education

    • Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, L.P.C., 2004
    • Oxford Brookes University, C.P.E., 2003
    • University of St. Andrews, M.A., 2001

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2007

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Japanese
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