Jane Deal, The Law Society
Jane Deal
Operation Director, Technology & Change
The Law Society

Jane is the Operational Director for Technology & Change at the Law Society of England & Wales. Following a Law Degree and the Trinity Bar Exams, Jane joined Barclays Bank where she had a long and varied career, with roles ranging from marketing to business transformation. She then joined RNIB as Head of IT, restructuring the IT function and architecture, and establishing business partnerships, and project management disciplines. As the first CIO at Citizens Advice, Jane transformed the IT function and delivered a complex Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation before broadening into an independent consultancy role. Here, she supported major charities and a government agency, exercising her skills in change, business architecture, stakeholder management and IT. She joined the Law Society in December 2016 as IT Director, supporting a major business transformation programme and transitioning from a shared service with the regulatory body to establish the Law Society’s own dedicated IT function, now combined with change.