Rebecca Connell

Rebecca is a senior associate based in Kennedys’ Sheffield office. She qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2000, joining Kennedys from DLA Piper LLP.  

Rebecca specialises in regulatory defence work, particularly health and safety, environment and gross negligence manslaughter matters.

Rebecca represents individuals and businesses from all industries who find themselves under investigation, or facing prosecution by regulators such as the health and safety executive, the police, the Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, local authorities and the care quality commission. She also advises and represents both individuals and businesses in relation to inquests.

Rebecca started her career at Kingsley Napley LLP where she represented many high profile clients in relation to criminal matters. Prior to her career in law Rebecca was a physiotherapist in the NHS for eight years.

Rebecca is a member of the Health and safety Lawyers Association.

The star individual for me is Rebecca Connell. She is fiercely intelligent, incredibly hard working and forensically astute. She has a phenomenal understanding of the technically complex. She is absolutely committed to her clients and leaves no stone unturned in her representation of them. I could not recommend her more highly.

The Legal 500 UK 2022

Market recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for 'Health and safety (Yorkshire and the Humber)'
    "The star individual for me is Rebecca Connell. She is fiercely intelligent, incredibly hard working and forensically astute. She has a phenomenal understanding of the technically complex. She is absolutely committed to her clients and leaves no stone unturned in her representation of them. I could not recommend her more highly."
    The Legal 500 UK 2022
  • Recommended lawyer for 'Health and safety (Yorkshire and the Humber)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2021
Market recognition
  • Uk Recommended Lawyer 2022

    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2022

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2021