Rachel Bloxwich joined 3PB in April 2021, having spent nearly 15 years practising as a family solicitor with law firms in the West Midlands. Most recently, Rachel worked for nearly four years with FBC Manby Bowdler as an Associate in their top-rated family team in Wolverhampton.
Rachel has specialised since qualification in 2007 in all aspects of family law and has gained extensive knowledge from her focus on financial remedy, private law children cases and domestic violence disputes. This has seen her build up a strong practice in divorce and separation cases, financial matters and advising on the arrangements for children.
Outside her busy work commitments, Rachel is a school governor and chairs their finance committee.
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Rachel Bloxwich is a former solictor-turned-barrister who specialises in handling divorce, separation, and financial matters and arrangements for children. Her busy caseload includes the following:
Rachel has extensive experience in representing parties in financial remedy disputes, including cohabitation disputes.
Rachel is known for taking a pragmatic and focused approach, understanding the need for cost-effective solutions for clients.
She has experience of dealing with applications where expert evidence is required including actuarial and accountancy reports and where there are disputes concerning pre- and post-acquired assets.
Rachel has a wide range of experience in representing parties at all stages of private law disputes, including disputes involving grandparents.
Rachel has extensive experience in complex private law matters involving:
- Parental alienation
- Implacable hostility
- Domestic abuse
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Physical abuse
- Drug or alcohol misuse
- S 91 (14) Orders
- Mental health issues
Rachel is adept at dealing with applications where there is an overlap between private law disputes and domestic violence injunctions. Rachel is experienced in dealing with applications for Special Guardianship Orders, including those which have arisen from care proceedings.
Rachel has experience in representing parties where expert evidence is required from independent social workers, psychologists and teachers and where there is social services’ involvement.
Rachel is equipped to deal with applications concerning specific issues such as school placements and internal relocation.
Rachel has experience of representing vulnerable parties, including those where capacity assessments are necessary and intermediaries or other participation directions are required.
Rachel has a wealth of experience in representing applicants and respondents in applications for non-molestation and occupation orders. This includes representing parties where extensive police disclosure and other expert evidence is required. Rachel is known for her sensitive approach and understanding of the wider issues of the parties’ needs and circumstances.
‘Rachel Bloxwich is a true star. Her clients know from the outset that their case is in the safest and most dedicated hands. Her attention to detail and analysis of the issues in each case is outstanding‘.
Legal 500, 2020
‘Her appraisal of the difficult circumstances and ability to present a coherent picture of the multifaceted behaviour I was victim to, was appreciated. This was not an easy task. She assessed a large amount of information in fast moving situations and her expertise was invaluable to securing the outcome we desperately needed’
"I was completely satisfied with Rachel, she was completely professional, efficient. I couldn't have been happier with her services."
"Without Rachel’s support, it is no exaggeration to say the outcome for me and my children would have been terrible. In these situations - legal advice is needed and not placating comments. Rachel gave the advice I needed to hear delivered with a human touch. With Rachel’s advice and expertise, our future is much brighter than our past."
- University of Warwick: LLB Law 2:1
- College of Law: Legal Practice Course: Merit
- Admission to the Roll as a Solicitor: 2007
- Family Law Bar Association