Gillian Bassett LLB
Risk and Compliance Manager
Gillian gained an LLB at the University of Nottingham before completing the Legal Practice course at the College of Law in York. She qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and is an Associate of the firm. Between 1997 and 2007, Gillian worked as a solicitor within our Family department. Since 2007, Gillian has been working in a support role; advising on client care, practice standards and compliance within the firm. This role has developed as compliance requirements for law firms have increased and she became the firm’s Risk and Compliance Manager in 2014. As the firm’s COLP (Compliance Office for Legal Practice) she is now responsible for managing our Lexcel, CQS and Investors in Environment accreditations and ensuring our adherence to the required quality and risk management standards across the firm.