Rebecca is based in our Brisbane office and appears in all courts in the Brisbane area. She has a wide range of experience in criminal law proceedings, including:
She has a reputation for careful and strategic analysis, effective negotiation and strong courtroom advocacy.
Rebecca is currently one of only five female Accredited Criminal Law Specialists in Queensland. Significantly, she achieved this qualification during her first five years of criminal practice. She is the current Vice Chair of the Queensland Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee and was previously a member of the organisation’s Human Rights Working Group. Together with Bill Potts, she has written articles for publication in a variety of formats, including the Courier Mail and Lawyers’ Weekly, and is regularly called upon as a speaker on topics of interest to the profession.
Rebecca is a former Chair of the Queensland Chapter of the College of Law Alumni Association, and has also volunteered her criminal law expertise at the Caxton Community Legal Centre in South Brisbane. Rebecca believes that it is important to give back to the community and the profession and provides guidance and mentoring to law students through the Queensland University of Technology’s Career Mentor Scheme.
“Rebecca helped a lot and kept me composed as much as she could under the circumstances and kept me positive.”
“In a very stressful and emotional time for myself and my son I felt reassured and very confident Potts Lawyers would act professionally on my sons behalf which they all did!”