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Rebecca Ellerbeck

Rebecca Ellerbeck

Senior Solicitor, Employment Law

+44 (0)118 951 6833

  • Tribunal claims and procedure
  • Transgender, sex and philosophical belief discrimination advice
  • Discipline and grievance issues
  • Redundancy processes
  • Sickness absence and holiday issues
  • Policies and procedures
  • Shared parental leave (SPL)
  • BPP Law School, London, PGDL, LPC
  • University of Plymouth, BSC (Hons) Sociology with Criminal Justice
  • Member, Employment Lawyers Association

 Advising a leading national digital print company on enforcement of post-employment restraints

Advising the head teacher of an independent school in relation to a whistleblowing claim

Advising the vice president of a global technology company in relation to an unlawful deductions and automatic unfair dismissal claim

Advising a university lecturer in relation to a disability discrimination and unfair dismissal claim

  • "Thank you for all your help, I couldn't have done it without you." 

    “Rebecca was a good listener, knowledgeable in her advice and was a great help in reaching conclusion of the case.” 

    "I both appreciate and understand the advice you have given me, have been more than happy with how you have handled all the queries, and am only sorry I did not have access to your services before." 

    “Sincere thanks for your support overall and wishing you all the very best.”

    “Good quick advice on an employment matter.” 

    “I am relieved that it is concluded and that I can now move forward. My hearty thanks and gratitude for your support.” 

    "Thank you again for resolving my affairs so quickly and patiently." 

    “Thank you for all your help and advice in our meeting, you really made me feel at ease and reassured.” 

    “Highly knowledgeable lawyer who provided sensitive and expert advice at a difficult time. I would recommend Blandy & Blandy without hesitation.” 

    “Many thanks for all your help it has been appreciated, along with your patience!” 

    “Thanks for all your help and efficiency it really is appreciated.” 

    “Thanks very much for your help, it was great to have everything explained so clearly.” 

    “Rebecca was fantastic in, for me, a difficult situation.” 

    “Without your professionalism, expertise and help I would not have managed. A massive thanks to you.” 

    “I was very happy with the support provided by Rebecca.” 


    “Thanks again for all your help and for being so professional and friendly.” 

    “Thank you for your assistance. You helped make an uncomfortable situation easier for me.”

    "Big thank you for your help and brilliant advise."

    “I dealt with a very efficient, knowledgeable and competent solicitor.”

    “You have been excellent in your advice and handling of my case.”

    “Thank you very much for your time and professional advice. It was a delight to meet you and I appreciated greatly your support and sincere wish to help.”

    “Thank you for your excellent advice and care and attention.”

    “Thank you for your advice and excellent care and attention throughout this process.”

    “I was impressed with how quickly my issue was resolved. Rebecca is clearly very experienced in this area.” 

    “Many thanks for your 'dog with a bone' approach Rebecca. I am incredibly grateful for all your hard work.”

“You have been excellent in your advice and handling of my case.”

Rebecca Ellerbeck is a specialist senior solicitor in our Employment law team, which operates across our Reading, Henley-on-Thames and London offices. She trained with Wedlake Bell in London before joining Blandy & Blandy LLP in 2007.

Rebecca advises senior management and HR professionals on all strategic HR issues and complex employment situations and undertakes a range of contentious and non-contentious respondent and claimant work.

She has a great deal of experience handling tribunal claims, ranging from basic unfair dismissal to complex discrimination cases and appears as an advocate at some hearings. Rebecca has a particular interest and expertise in litigation involving unlawful discrimination, with particular emphasis on sex and philosophical belief discrimination matters.

Rebecca regularly speaks at the firm's seminars on the full range of employment matters and recent developments and is heavily involved in Blandy & Blandy's annual mock employment tribunal. She has featured as an employment law expert on BBC Radio Berkshire and regularly writes blogs and articles on a variety of employment law topics. She also shares the responsibility for preparing our regular employment law e-bulletins.

Outside of work, Rebecca is an accomplished musician, playing both oboe and piano to grade 8 standard. Travel is a passion, and as well as travelling just for fun, Rebecca has taught music at The Lawrence School, Sanawar, India and has worked for the legal aid department in Lilongwe, Malawi. She climbed Pico Turquino in Cuba for charity. She also enjoys dancing, pilates, and has even been known to skydive (six times).

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