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Jackie is a specialist in the field of local government law and has over 20 years experience at the coal face. Recognised as a leader in the field by Legal 500 and Chambers UK she regularly advises local authorities on their powers and decision making processes including in relation to education and social care

In addition to the provision of practical legal advice, Jackie is highly experienced in the delivery of training on conduct and governance. She heads up the firm's Government, Regulation and Competition team and also it’s Public Sector Services Group, which is focused on the delivery of tailored services to our public sector clients. Jackie is also involved in assisting clients improving service delivery by modernising and streamlining their business models.

Jackie has a strong track record in compulsory purchase and major infrastructure projects. Her well-developed project management skills ensure a practical and pragmatic approach to problem solving.

Clients describe her as "very diligent, proactive, and very knowledgeable when it comes to the workings and requirements of a local authority."

Chambers UK 2020


A client says: "She's very tuned in to us and is able to tailor the advice to how we work."

Chambers UK 2019


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