Jocelyn Taylor > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
53 KING STREET
MANCHESTER
M2 4LQ
England

Work Department

Construction

Position

Partner

Career

Jocelyn is a highly experienced construction solicitor (dealing with both contentious and non-contentious matters), having practised for more than 35 years. She is known for sensible pragmatic advice under pressure, and for working with clients to deliver solutions to complex solutions within a fixed budget.

In addition to her client work, Jocelyn is a former Vice Chair of the Society of Construction Law and a Regional Coordinator for Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire.  She also sits on the Committee and is a former Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Midlands) and has been a visiting Fellow in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University.

Jocelyn is recognised in the Legal 500 and Chambers in the field of Construction Law.

Memberships

Previous Law Firms

  • Consultant, Everyman Legal, 2011–15
  • Partner, Nelsons Solicitors, 2000–11
  • Consultant, Geldards LLP, 1998–2000
  • Sole Practitioner, J E Taylor, 1994–2000
  • Partner (Head of Construction), Eversheds, 1988–94
  • Associate Solicitor,  Slaughter and May, 1984–86

Professional Qualifications

  • 1983 admitted as a solicitor
  • 1996 Fellowship awarded of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

 

Education

  • 1981 Law Society Finals
  • 1980 Cambridge University Postgraduate LLB 2.1 (now re-designated LLM)
  • 1976–79 University of Sussex (BA Hons Law)