Jane worked as a partner in a city law firm specialising in media law until 2003. She has since left private practice and now sits as a lawyer on various tribunals. Jane is married, with a grown-up son and lives in London.

She was diagnosed 20 years ago with a type of rare bone marrow failure and was treated by Professor Ted Gordon Smith and his team at St George’s hospital who managed her condition. She became a trustee of the AAT 3 years ago. Jane enjoys gardening, cooking and travelling.