Wayne Williams LLB MBA – Principal Adviser

Wayne Williams cpm21

  • Was Managing Partner of a 3 Office Solicitors Practice
  • Over 10 years experience at Senior Management level with the Legal Services Commission
  • 4 years as Head of Legal Services for multi national Business Consultancy
  • Member of Wales Law Society Committee 2004 -2010
  • Specialist in
    • Strategy & Business Planning
    • LSC / LAA Compliance & Peer Review
    • Legal Practice Business Performance Improvement
    • Crime Tender Delivery Plan preparation
    • SQM Compliance
    • Law Society Recognised Legal Aid Consultant
    • VoicePrint Approved Practitioner

Mobile: 07970 994180 - Email: wayne.williams@cpm21.co.uk


Paul Jones – Senior Associate Adviser

Paul Jones
  • Over 12 years experience at Senior Management level for multi national corporations
  • 10 years experience as Business Performance Improvement Consultant across diverse industries and professions
  • 4 years as Senior Management Advisor in Legal Services Team for multi national Business Consultancy
  • Frequent author of articles for Legal News, New Law Journal etc.
  • Specialisms in
    • 5S
    • Health & Safety (IOSH and CIEH qualified)
    • Lexcel
    • Legal Practice Business Performance Improvement
    • Six Sigma
Lexcel Law Society Consultant

Mobile: 07796 363269 - Email: paul.jones@cpm21.co.uk


Hannah Ménard - Associate Consultant

  • Practising Solicitor
  • Departmental Manager & Team Leader including Telephone Advice Teams
  • Quality Management Systems and implementation of Quality procedures and processes
  • Experienced File Reviewer
  • Fluent Welsh Speaker


  E:Mail    Hannah.Menard@cpm21.co.uk

Brian Rodden - Associate Consultant

Brian Rodden Qualified as a Solicitor in 1987, now non-practising, I am a Law Society approved Lexcel Assessor and Consultant, ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor, Conveyancing Quality Scheme Assessor and Legal Aid Agency (formerly Legal Services Commission) Auditor.  I have spent over 20 years in business holding senior management positions in the leisure, property and recruitment industries, concentrating on compliance and financial management.

I work with law firms and in-house legal departments to ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011, outcomes focussed regulation and help those firms wishing to implement Lexcel management standards into their practice. 

   Email: legal@cpm21.co.uk

Gary Barker - Associate Adviser

Gary Barker cpm21

Gary Barker qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and has been in practice continuously since that date, save for a period of three years when he was Head of Practice Development at the Law Society in Chancery Lane.

Gary has been Business Development partner in two High Street general practices and both grew by more than 4000% during his time. More recently, Gary has become an approved LEXCEL consultant.

Gary currently is an Associate Lecturer at the Open University, a member of the Supreme Court Costs Office Costs Practitioner Group and an occasional contributor to legal discussions on national and local radio.

  Email: legal@cpm21.co.uk