Janvi-Patel-largeJanvi Patel


Janvi is the Chairwoman and co-founder of Halebury. She focuses on client management and business development as well as team building and management.

Professional Background

An employment lawyer by background, Janvi trained and qualified into the employment practice at City firm Charles Russell. Following seven years in private practice, she wanted to be closer to business and started working within the legal team at Nortel Plc where she covered the EMEA region, before establishing Halebury with business partner Denise Nurse.

Janvi was recently nominated for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2014, awarded a prestigious Red Hot Women Award through Red Magazine, was named in the UK’s first ever Power Part Time Top 50 list, is a winner of the Enterprising Women of the Year Award 2013, and was nominated for the Asian Woman of the Year Award in 2013. She is a committee member of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women – Mentoring Programme, a contributor for Lexis Nexis and is a regular speaker at industry and business forums. Janvi has recently been appointed as a Board member on Practical Law’s In-house Consultation Board and is also on the advisory board of Equality Now.

“Our business rationale was ‘there has to be a better way for clients and lawyers’. “