The Judicial Office has confirmed that the Lord Chief Justice has appointed Rebecca Hill as a Deputy District Judge on the South Eastern Circuit. Rebecca will continue her busy practice alongside her judicial role. We wish Rebecca many congratulations on her appointment. 

Rebecca Hill is a leading practitioner in extradition and international crime who has worked at the forefront of this niche area for more than a decade. Rebecca’s significant expertise in human rights and European law complements her public law practice in which she represents both the Government and individuals in challenges against the State. She regularly acts in cases of the utmost gravity before all levels of Court including the Divisional and Administrative Court and the European Court of Human Rights. 

‘Regarded amongst the best in the field. A robust advocate who brings a high level of technical expertise to any case.’ 


Rebecca is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a band 2 leader in the field of Extradition at the London Bar and is also ranked in The Legal 500.