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Panel Members

Adjudication Panel for Wales

Panel Members

Biographies of the Panel Members.

Mr J Peter Davies  

The President of the Adjudication Panel, Mr J Peter Davies runs his own legal practice in Cardiff specialising in civil and commercial litigation and, in particular, regulatory matters.  He is a Deputy District Judge and chair of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. He was appointed as Independent Adjudicator to Local Authorities in Wales with effect from 1 May 2008.




Mr Hywel James


Mr Hywel James is a District Judge.





Mrs Helen Cole


Mrs Helen Cole is a senior partner in a general practice in rural west Wales specialising in non-contentious private client work.




 Mr Ian Blair

Mr Ian Blair is a part time civil engineering consultant. He was County Surveyor with Powys County Council and has been an invited lecturer for the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. He is a member of the Courts Board for Mid and West Wales.




  Ms Juliet Morris


 Ms Juliet Morris is a Policy Analyst with the Local Government Information Unit and freelance social policy researcher for organisations including the Wales Consumer Council. She also runs a farm business in Carmarthenshire.



  Cllr Christine Jones


Mrs Christine Jones is a former member of Conwy County Borough Council.  She is also a Board member with Cartrefi Conwy Housing Association.




Cllr Colin Evans


Cllr Colin Evans is a Labour councillor with Carmarthenshire County Council.




 Ms Kathryn Berry



Ms Kate Berry is the former Solicitor and Monitoring Officer with the City and County of Cardiff Council.  She has a background in private and public sector law and is a former town councillor in Nailsworth. 


   Mr R Gwyn Davies


Mr Gwyn Davies is a self-employed solicitor with experience in a range of legal jurisdictions in the private and public sectors.  He is a former Chair of Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council’s Standards Committee. 



   Mr Andrew Bellamy


Mr Andrew Bellamy is currently a Non-executive Director with Estyn and peer reviewer with the Health Inspectorate Wales.  He has a National Health Service background. 




Mrs Emma Boothroyd


Mrs Emma Boothroyd is currently an adjudicator with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.  She has a background in private law. 




 Miss Susan Hurds


Miss Susan Hurds is a lay member of the Employment Tribunals for England and Wales.  She has a background in the National Health Service, latterly with the Ceredigion Local Health Board.