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Practice Areas

Jayne is a Solicitor Advocate and is the founder of specialist regulation practice Jayne Willetts & Co Solicitors. She provides advice and representation to the legal services market on all aspects of regulation and professional discipline. She also appears as an advocate before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and in appeals to the Administrative Court.

Professional Memberships

Law Society Regulatory Processes Committee; Solicitors Assistance Scheme; Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers; & Birmingham Law Society Consultation Committee.

Career

Jayne admitted in 1982 was a partner with a substantial international law firm for many years before setting up her own specialist practice. 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.

Publications

Jayne has written a monthly column for Birmingham Law Society Bulletin on regulatory issues since 2005 and is a contributing editor to Cordery on Legal Services.