Rebecca is a partner at the international law firm, Trowers & Hamlins LLP, where she co-heads the Public Procurement team and specialises in advising public authorities and private sector bidders on public procurement and state aid law. She is undertaking her PhD studies on a part-time basis.
Rebecca studied her bachelors in law at the University of Southampton, graduating with an LLB with First Class Honours in 2000. More recently, Rebecca undertook the Executive Programme in Public Procurement Law (PG Cert) at the University of Nottingham as a route back into academia and her PhD studies
Rebecca's PhD is an empirical research project on the subject of price evaluation models and the role they play in public procurement procedures.
More specifically, her research aims to focus on the use of relative pricing models in the UK housing sector and the extent to which these comply with the EU Treaty principles and the requirements of the Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement.
Her supervisors are Professor Sue Arrowsmith and Assistant Professor Annamaria La Chimia.