Rebecca Perlman

Associate, Pro Bono

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rebecca runs the transactional and advisory side of the Firm’s Pro Bono Practice across the UK, US and EMEA. She advises social enterprises, impact investors, governments and not-for-profits on a wide range of legal issues.

Rebecca was seconded to the Government of Sierra Leone as legal adviser in the Office of the President in 2014. She has also previously worked on secondment with the National Council for Civil Liberties.

Rebecca is the director of the African Commercial Law Foundation, a trustee of the Prisoners’ Advice Service, a member of Oxfam’s Lawyers Against Poverty Committee, co-founder of the UK Sierra Leone Pro Bono Network and a member of the European Bankers Alliance Against Human Trafficking.