Rebecca Keenan

Rebecca specialises in medical law, she has worked in this area as a lawyer since 2005 and prior to this was a registered nurse for 20years. In 2009 she became a Barrister Sole and commenced practice in criminal law as well as medico-legal.

Degree Held: LL.B (Christchurch) 2004
MA in Medical Ethics and Law (London) 2008
Areas of Practice: Health Practitioner Professional liability and discipline; HDC enquiries, ACC and Mental Health; Criminal law including Traffic law


  • 2008: MA in Medical Ethics and Law, King’s College, London.
  • 2008: Began practising as a barrister in the area of criminal law.
  • She was a registered nurse for 20 years before taking up law and becoming a barrister.
  • Publications: General Editor “Health Care and the law” (4th Edition)