Andrea qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and specialised in bringing negligence claims against professionals, including solicitors, accountants, surveyors etc. In 2006, Andrea moved into the management team of a Top 100 law firm, developing a niche expertise in risk and compliance. Following five years as Consultant in her own risk and compliance business, and Head of Risk and Compliance and Training Principal at a law firm, Andrea joined Weightmans as a Consultant in March 2018 to work in Compli, Weightmans' bespoke regulatory consultancy service for law firms, alternative business structures, barristers and in-house lawyers. Andrea also delivers training on a wide range of areas, most recently on GDPR.

Andrea is a founder member and Chief Executive of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association, member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Professional Negligence and member of the Manchester Law Society regulatory affairs committee and COLP and COFA Forum.

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60 second updates The Privacy and Electronic Regulations (Amendment) 2018 – in force from 17 December 2018 – ICO power to fine officers up to £500,000

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If you are a Lexcel accredited firm you will be aware that Lexcel has been revised and your firm will be assessed against the revised standard…

60 second updates New SRA Transparency Rules

The Legal Services Board approved the SRA Transparency Rules on 3 August 2018, and the rules relating to price and service information, and regulatory…

60 second updates Are you ready for the SRA Amendments to Regulatory Arrangements (Insurance Distribution) Rules 2018?

The new rules take effect from 1 October 2018 and implement the requirements of the EU Insurance Distribution Directive.

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