Rachael graduated from University in 2006 . She joined Shentons in February 2008 as a Legal Assistant in the Family Department. Rachael then completed the Legal Practice Course and Training Contract and qualified as a Solicitor in September 2012.

After training in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Law, Wills and Probate and Civil Litigation, Rachael currently works in the Litigation Department concentrating mainly on Landlord and Tenant Law. This includes possession proceedings, anti-social behaviour injunctions, housing disrepair, co-habitee disputes, illegal evictions and homelessness. Rachael also continues to deal with Family Law issues, to include separation/ divorce, finances, children disputes and injunctions.

Rachael has experience working with vulnerable clients to assist and advise in achieving the best possible outcome. Rachael has substantial experience in dealing with publicly funded clients through the Legal Help and Legal Aid schemes and supervises the Legal Aid housing contract.


“Rachael Cole was excellent.  I could not have wished for a better solicitor”

“Having never dealt with legal affairs by myself you have helped me so much. My divorce and name change were made as pain-free as possible due to your warm and professional approach. I would not hesitate in recommending you, I just wanted you to know that I very much appreciated all you have done for me”

“Words cannot express how very grateful I am for all your support and professionalism over the last year”

“I’m so grateful, the peace of mind you bring is something else”

“Thank you so much for your help”

“Thank you so much for today, I couldn’t have got through this without you”