People

Our People

The Burcher Jennings team come from a primarily professional legal background - Martyn Jennings and Sue Jennings both with considerable experience in private practice in England and Wales, with Richard Burcher's international career originally stemming from legal practice in New Zealand.

We pride ourselves in delivering a high level of service to our clients. Our policy is to recruit the best people and ensure our staff are always up to date with changes, aware of relevant case law and consistently at the fore of costs consultancy.

Sue Jennings - Director
Sue co-founded Jennings Legal Services and is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. Prior to establishing Jennings, Sue worked in private practice undertaking a varied civil and criminal case load. She possesses considerable technical expertise and a high level of advocacy skills, having attended numerous assessment hearings throughout the country.

Michelle Barron - Head of Operations
After graduating in 1994 with an LLB(Hons) and an early career in Trading Standards, Michelle joined Jennings Costs Consultants in 1998. Michelle has been primarily involved in civil costs and formerly headed up the negotiations department. Her time is now dedicated to business development and management of operational matters. Michelle qualified as a Costs Lawyer in 2009 and continues to hold a practice certificate.

Allistair Lang - Costs and Training Manager

Allistair is heavily involved in LAA funded matters and provides internal and external training on the matter. Allistair qualified as a Costs Lawyer and continues to be involved in public and private family law costing.

John Potter - Head of Finance
Having been a Senior Commercial Manager at one of the UK's leading banks, John brings extensive experience gained from working in the commercial world. John has an exceptional skill at being able to understand the financial workings of our corporate clients in order to assess which of our financial services are most applicable by undertaking a full strategic analytical assessment when required.  

  • Allistair Lang, Costs Consultant

    Allistair Lang, Costs Consultant