‘Historic’ appointment at Rugby law firm Brethertons

Sally Jones - Chief Operating Officer at Brethertons
Sally Jones - Chief Operating Officer at Brethertons

Brethertons law firm has appointed its first ever Chief Operating Officer.

Sally Jones will oversee the delivery of customer operations and sit on the company’s Executive Board.

This is truly a historic appointment

Shaun Jardine, Chief Executive Officer at Brethertons

Sally has more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, which included a spell as Head of e-Services at the Cabinet Office, a short stint at the Prime Minister’s Communications Department, Assistant Director of Performance & Strategy at the London Borough of Barnet, Chief Executive at a London Barristers Chambers, Practice Director of one of UK’s Longest established Patent firms and Chief Operating Officer at one of Scotland’s leading law firms.

As Chief Operating Officer at Brethertons, Sally will lead the delivery of Brethertons’ strategies, managing business change, IT, systems development, facilities, risk management, compliance and customer complaints.

Sally said: “I am passionate about getting the best from people and am looking forward to the challenge of leading the firm into its next phase of growth: I’m a true believer that organisational values and a positive culture, drive the people that drive a customer-focussed business. Brethertons is well known as a leader in the legal field; I didn’t hesitate at the chance to join a firm that exudes innovation and creativity.

“I’ve joined the firm at an exciting time – Brethertons’ recent investment in technology is helping to streamline processes, practices and strategies so they are lean and agile and support an exceptional customer experience. I’m looking forward to joining the business, making a difference and being part of an exciting future.”

Shaun Jardine, Chief Executive Officer at Brethertons, said: “This is truly a historic appointment. We employ over 270 people; as our first Chief Operating Officer, this crucial strategic post will enable us to deliver our long term strategy that includes expanding our Bicester-based operations in the next 12 months.

“I am delighted Sally chose to join Brethertons. Her operational experience in change management and implementing IT systems to deliver exceptional customer services aligns perfectly with our ethos of putting the customer at the heart of everything we do. Brethertons’ Management Team has been working hard to develop plans which will create the law firm of the future. Sally’s appointment is the last piece in the management jigsaw. I’m looking forward to being part of her successful future as part of our ever-growing team.”