Jersey law firm Sinels has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Wendy Buckley as its new Operations and Client Services Director.

With over twenty-five years’ operational and management experience in both commercial and non-commercial organisations, Wendy will be responsible for the firm’s day-to-day operations, including managing budgets, staff and client services as the firm continues its recent growth.

Educated in Jersey and currently a resident of St Martin, Wendy is a former finalist in the Jersey Enterprise Awards Manager of the Year category and joins Sinels having most recently project managed the launch of local training consultancy business IBEX Education. In a career that spans numerous areas of the finance industry, particularly the banking and funds sectors, Wendy has also previously worked in project management roles in the States of Jersey Health and Social Services Department. Prior to that, she worked at Barclays International in Jersey, in various management and operational roles.

Wendy is a Chartered Manager with the Chartered Management Institute, a Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management and the Honorary Secretary for the Business Continuity Institute’s Channel Islands forum.

Senior Partner of Sinels, Philip Sinel, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Wendy to our growing team of lawyers and support staff at Sinels. In our 25th anniversary year, Wendy’s appointment is an important step forward for us. Her vast experience across the private and public sectors will undoubtedly provide the firm with excellent operational leadership, as we look to maintain our exceptionally high standards of client service and continue to grow the range of legal services we provide.”

Wendy added:

“I am thrilled to join Sinels. It is a law firm with an excellent presence in Jersey and a proven track record for providing exceptional Jersey law advice particularly in litigation, commercial and family law matters. There is already a good infrastructure in place and I am looking forward to enhancing the operational efficiencies of the firm in a period of growth for Sinels.”
Wendy is a member of the Island Band of Jersey and regularly plays in concerts throughout Jersey and abroad.