About Rebecca Musgrove
Rebecca became a tenant at Parklane Plowden in 2017.
Rebecca’s bachelor’s degree was in Jurisprudence (Law) with a particular focus on Family Law and European Human Rights. Whilst at Exeter College, University of Oxford, Rebecca was awarded the Alstead Prize for Law having gained the highest mark in an individual paper. Rebecca was also awarded the Quarrell Read Prize for her contributions to the college community. Rebecca volunteered as a mentor and ambassador for access events to encourage a more diverse range of students to apply to the University. Rebecca enjoys organising events and was the events officer for the Oxford Bar Society.
Rebecca was awarded the Astbury Scholarship by Middle Temple to pursue her legal studies. Whilst studying for the Bar, Rebecca worked as a volunteer for the National Centre for Domestic Violence. She was also elected as the Events Officer for the Middle Temple Student Association. Rebecca enjoys debating and was part of the Middle Temple Team that broke second in the novice slate at the UCL President’s Cup 2015.
Prior to commencing pupillage Rebecca worked as a member of the Family Justice Young People’s Board (FJYPB), previously the Cafcass Young People’s Board, from 2006 until commencing pupillage in 2016. Rebecca represented the Board on the Vulnerable Witnesses Working Group headed by Hayden J and Russel J. As part of her role on the Board Rebecca worked with HHJ Finnerty and HHJ Hillier to set up pilot schemes in the North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire areas for children and young people to meet with the Judge deciding their case. Rebecca helped to create the FJYPB’s National Charter for Children and Young People and has delivered workshops at the Annual Voice of the Child Conference hosted by the FJYPB.
In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys the theatre, music and travelling.
|Education:||: 2.i BA Jurisprudence Exeter College University of Oxford, Very Competent BPTC City University|