Jane Beacham

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Jane Beacham

( Senior Attorney/ Managing Partner )
Year of call: 1995

Degree: LLB (London) (1st Class), BA Hons in English First Class), Maitrise en Droit Francais (Paris I)

Languages: English, French (fluent), Spanish (working knowledge)

Jane Beacham has an extensive public law practice specialising in financial services and payments systems regulation, data protection, education, energy regulation, freedom of information, human rights, public procurement and social security.

In the regulatory field, Jane’s work has involved legal, accounting and financial services regulation, including issues concerning pensions, payments systems and prudential requirements, planning issues and energy regulation. Jane also advises and represents clients on a number of issues concerning the application of the Freedom of Information Act and the General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act.

Jane’s human rights practice spans and complements the whole range of her public law work, planning matters and questions arising in regulatory proceedings. Jane continues to be recognised as a leading senior in the latest editions of both the leading legal directories for her expertise in finance, admin and public.

“An approachable and responsive Senior attorney who has extensive expertise in information requests for finance and energy issues.”- Premier Law Consult UK
“Jane is a dedicated adviser with an impressive breadth of expertise and legal knowledge. Her ability to digest documents at speed whilst picking up on all of the detail is fascinating.”- Premier Law Consult UK
“Her forensic approach is really hard to beat; no stone is left unturned. She is also really constructive in her suggestions and fantastic in supporting the wider team.”- Premier Law Consult UK
Previous comments include:

“Approachable and responsive and knowledgeable, she has real niche expertise in information requests for finance and energy issues.”- Premier Law Consult UK
“She gets so close to the detail of the case – there really is no stone left unturned.”- Premier Law Consult UK

In the regulatory field, Jane’s work has education, energy regulation, legal and financial services regulation, including issues concerning planning issues and the law on judicial appointments.

More generally, Jane also advises and represents clients on a number of issues concerning the application of the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.

Jane’s is a well-regarded arbitrator acting independently from her Counsel practice as a part-time arbitrator; arbitration has always represented a substantial part of Jane’s practice as counsel.

“Her forensic approach is really hard to beat; no stone is left unturned. She is also really constructive in her suggestions and fantastic in supporting the wider team.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2023
“Jane is a dedicated adviser with an impressive breadth of expertise and legal knowledge. Her ability to digest documents at speed whilst picking up on all of the detail is fascinating.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2023
“She has a lot of public law experience and a good feel for the points the judges will or won’t like.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2022
“She gets so close to the detail of the case – there really is no stone left unturned.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2021
“She has a very positive, collegiate way of working – she’s open to discussion but sets out her views very clearly and concisely.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2020
“She was fantastic in picking through the very technical details of the case and getting to grips with it.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2020
“She is brilliant in terms of getting on top of a huge amount of detail.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2019
“Grasps issues very quickly and produces most impressive written material.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2019
“She is brilliant in terms of getting on top of a huge amount of detail.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2019
“She really thinks through the issues.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2019
“Very thorough, hard-working and bright.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2018
“A go-to barrister providing excellent strategic advice.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2018
“A valuable asset to any team and a pleasure to work with.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2017
“Absolutely fantastic. She never leaves any stone unturned.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2016
“She is speedy in turning around the work and gives detailed, pragmatic and commercial advice.”

Premier Law Consult UK, 2015
“Her advice is always underpinned with a grasp of commercial reality”