Jane Glass - Partner
"... Jane Glass is 'one of the very best people in a criminal firm to conduct cases. She is outstanding' ... 'she has a very good instinct and an extremely good ability to support clients'." (Chambers High Net Worth, 2016)
"Observers note that she is 'strategically clever, works incredibly hard and is dedicated to her clients.' ... 'outstanding' ... praised by peers as 'experienced and savvy.' ... is particularly adept at handling sophisticated fraud matters ..." (Chambers UK, 2016)
"She impresses peers and clients alike with her skills in handling complex and sensitive financial crime matters." (Chambers UK, 2015)
"Sources describe her as 'brilliant at client care and strategy,' with 'outstanding knowledge'." (Chambers UK, 2014)
"A leading light in the fraud market, Jane Glass is praised as being 'fantastically hard-working, dedicated, down-to-earth and brilliant with clients'." "… Her handling of cases … has led to her being described as a 'standout lawyer, very classy'." (Chambers UK, 2013)
"Those seeking 'a first class' lawyer who 'cares about getting it right' would do well to retain the services of Jane Glass ... has built a sound reputation for her ability to 'brilliantly handle clients through very heightened emotional circumstances'." (Chambers UK, 2012)
Jane qualified as a solicitor in 1996, having previously worked for the firm as a paralegal. She was admitted to partnership in 1997.
Over the past 20 years, Jane has been involved in advising and representing defendants under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Services Authority (now Financial Conduct Authority), HM Customs & Excise (now merged into HM Revenue & Customs), the Royal Military Police and various police forces around the country including the Metropolitan Police Service and the City of London Police. Her particular area of expertise is preparing large, complex and high profile cases, which often involves working with other professionals (e.g. solicitors instructed on other aspects of the case, such as libel; Public Relations specialists; accountants and other experts).
Notable cases which Jane has prepared include the CWS and the Versailles cases, both prosecuted by the SFO; the AIT case prosecuted by the FSA; the Court Martial of the highest ranking army officer to face Court Martial proceedings as a result of serving in Iraq; and the horse race fixing case prosecuted by the CPS and investigated by the City of London Police.
Jane is a member of the Law Society and London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association.