Jo Howard is a Solicitor in the Public and Regulatory Law team at Bates Wells Braithwaite, the leading charity law firm in the UK. BWB has led on various legal reforms that have impacted on the whole charitable sector, for example the rewriting of guidance on political campaigning for charities. During her training at BWB, Jo worked with clients ranging from household-name charities to start-ups and advised on a range of matters including governance, membership issues, data protection and charity administration. In her new role, Jo will advise on a range of public and regulatory law matters, such as judicial review, public inquiries and health and social care. Jo has a particular focus on information law, education and healthcare. Jo has previously served as a Trustee of The Squad Club in Merton.

Jo served as a Medact Trustee from 2016 to 2019.