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Jane is Head of the pre-eminent Employment and HR Law team at Fox Williams and is considered one of the sector's top experts in representing both senior executives and employers. Jane has been consecutively ranked by the key independent guides to UK law firms as a ‘leading individual’, both in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. She is also recommended in Who's Who Legal – Labour & Employment 2018 and recognised in the latest edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom for Employment.

She is immensely experienced and has advised clients in many different sectors and walks of life but specialises in financial, insurance and professional services. She is an expert on cross-over employment and regulatory issues.

"highly knowledgeable, with excellent experience and judgement." (Chambers UK, 2018)

'Department head Jane Mann is rated as "one of the leading employment lawyers in London" (Legal 500, 2017)

"highly knowledgeable, with excellent experience and judgement." (Chambers UK, 2017) 

'Jane Mann "impresses with her ability to get to the crux of a matter" she is recommended for "complicated and high-risk matters because she has the experience to see things from a potential litigant's perspective." (Chambers UK, 2015)

She regularly advises CEOs and boards on high level employment issues and is particularly effective in defending and pursuing employment litigation. Clients benefit from her extensive management and business experience, as well as her expertise in all aspects of employment law. Jane has been a member of Fox Williams' partnership board since 2005 and she is identified as one of the world’s leading employment lawyers in Who’s Who Legal (2016, 2017 and 2018). Jane appeared on BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire programme to discuss non-disclosure agreements in March 2018. 

Jane co-founded the Employment Lawyers Association and has associations with many leading Employment and HR groups. She has been a partner of Fox Williams since 1994.

The team she heads receives many accolades:

"They offer magic circle service at a significantly lower cost" (Chambers UK 2018)

"They are extremely professional, hardworking and always accessible." (Chambers UK, 2018)

"Highly knowledgeable, with excellent experience and judgement." (Chambers UK 2017)

"The firm provides a responsive, client-focused operation."

"What they are fantastic at is giving commercial, practical advice." (Chambers UK 2016)

‘tough, pragmatic and no-fuss approach’ (Legal 500 2015)

"They understand the subtleties of our industry and they're very discreet." (Chambers UK, 2014)



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  • Top Ranked Chambers UK 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Ranked in Chambers Europe 2013 - Leading Individual
  • Ranked in Chambers Global 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Legal 500 - Leading Firm
  • The Lawyer UK 200 - Listed Firm
  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2012 - Shortlisted
  • Investors in People - Bronze