Mrs Jeanette Burgess > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

Work Department

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.”

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Employment > Health and safety

Walker Morris LLP’s full-service practice has a strong contentious offering, with Stuart Ponting acting on several fatal accident cases as well as appearing at inquests. The ‘exceptional team’ also fields legal director Claire Burrows who has experience liaising with the Police, Health and Safety Executive and Care Quality Commission. The firm has a strong presence in the food sector and is frequently instructed by food manufacturing and retail clients. Jeanette Burgess heads up the department.