Jennifer Durbin

Jen is a recently qualified Solicitor in England & Wales. Jen first joined Ridouts in August 2021 after completing her LPC with Distinction at The University of Law in London. Jen has also obtained her Masters in Law, Business and Management from The University of Law. Prior to this, Jen achieved her BA in Political Science at Denison University in the United States and then completed an accelerated LLB course at City, University of London.

Prior to joining Ridouts, Jen had wide experience working in multiple legal offices including: the House of Commons, a US Public Defenders Office and Ackroyd Legal.

Since joining Ridouts, Jen has assisted numerous providers to prepare compelling factual accuracy challenges to draft inspection reports, alleged regulatory breaches and seeking improved ratings as a result.

Jen regularly drafts effective representations to enforcement notices and assists health and social care providers with appeals to the First-tier (Care Standards) Tribunal.

Jen has also had the opportunity to work alongside colleagues and act on behalf of providers facing criminal prosecutions, represent providers in Judicial Review proceedings, successfully engage with local authority partners on behalf of providers and advise providers on regulatory, compliance and contract matters to ensure business viability and longevity.

Jen’s educational background and experience at Ridouts has equipped her to effectively advise clients in making responsible commercial decisions.

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Outside of work Jen used to be an avid hockey player. She now enjoys country walks in the Cotswolds and exploring local villages on the weekends.

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