Tel: 01562 888 492
Jayne is the founder of specialist regulation practice Jayne Willetts & Co which provides advice and representation to the legal services market on all aspects of regulation and professional discipline.
Described in Chambers & Partners Directory as “knowledgeable, reassuring, decisive and a fantastic advocate” Jayne continues to be ranked in Band 1 nationally for her professional discipline work.
As well as advising on compliance and disciplinary issues, she appears as an advocate before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and in appeals to the Administrative Court. She is Chair of the Birmingham Law Society Professional Regulation Committee and a member of the Law Society Regulatory Processes Committee as well as being a contributing editor to Cordery on Legal Services. She is also Legal Adviser to the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.
Her qualification as a solicitor advocate in 1994 was the first by a woman solicitor for civil cases. In 2000, she was elected President of Birmingham Law Society and was the first woman to be appointed to that office since the Society was incorporated in 1818. She was also the first female Chairman of the Law Society Young Solicitors’ Group in 1990.
Tel: 01527 892 475
Bronwen is a solicitor and, after working in private practice, worked for the Law Society and SRA for many years in senior roles including Head of the Ethics Guidance Team and Head of Standards. In the latter role, she led the team that drafted the SRA Handbook 2010.
For the last 13 years she has been an independent regulatory compliance expert, including several years as a director of Infolegal Limited providing advice on the interpretation of the SRA rules and regulations. She has specialised in assisting firms with all aspects of their authorisation applications, including complex ABS and MDP applications.
She was for many years a member of the editorial team for the Law Society’s Legal Compliance Bulletin and a contributor to “Cordery on Legal Services”. She has co-authored with Tracey Calvert “Regulation and In-house Lawyers” published by the Law Society and “COLP and COFA: Compliance in Practice” and “Outcomes-Focused Regulation: Compliance in Practice” published by the Ark Group Limited.