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Jeanette Burgess

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Walker Morris LLP

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Regulatory & Compliance


Partner and Head of Regulatory & Compliance


Jeanette specialises in regulatory law and heads up a varied practice serving national and international clients on issues ranging from consumer finance, FCA regulation, fraud, data protection, money laundering and health and safety compliance.

In her 17 year career, Jeanette has acquired valuable experience from a number of difference perspectives, having previously worked for DLA Piper, the UK Financial Services Authority enforcement team, and Provident Financial plc.

She is described in The Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as being “very commercially minded in trying to bring about solutions” and is also praised by clients in the Acritas Stars Survey for “her ability to give constructive legal advice whilst bearing in mind commercial pressure.”

Yorkshire and the Humber: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

Walker Morris LLP is frequently instructed by well-known companies on a range of contentious and non-contentious health and safety matters, with clients spanning the food, manufacturing, healthcare, care homes, construction and demolition sectors. Jeanette Burgess, who has particular experience in handling corporate manslaughter prosecutions, heads up the team, which includes regulatory expert Andrew Northage, Stuart Ponting, who handles a range of contentious matters with a focus on the food, retail and construction sectors; and Robert Starr, who counts rail, food, retail and care among his sector specialisms.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

The technology team at Walker Morris LLP acts for both providers of software and technology services and customers, including large national and international corporates and blue-chip companies. The group is particularly active in assisting with technology transactions in the financial services, health, energy and public sectors. James Crayton advises clients on a range of commercial IT and technology contracts and heads up the cross-departmental team which includes commercial litigator Malcolm Simpson, corporate and capital markets expert Daniel O’Gorman, and regulatory partners Jeanette Burgess and Andrew Northage.

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