Joanne Davis is a Partner and co-founder at Auxillias Limited, a specialist legal and compliance firm established in May 2020 to service the consumer, motor, asset finance and leasing sectors. Auxillias Limited works in collaboration with FieldFisher LLP, a large European law firm where Jo is a consultant within its financial services team.
Jo works with a number of well-known retail banks, financial institutions, asset and motor finance providers in the consumer finance, automotive, leasing and fleet markets including credit intermediaries such as finance brokers and dealers. Jo has over 20 years’ experience specialising in the asset, motor finance, leasing and consumer finance spaces and provides financial services advice (non-contentious and contentious) across a wide range of finance products supporting the retail, motor finance and leasing sectors.
Jo provides legal counsel and compliance and regulatory advice to her clients and is ranked in Chambers as one of the leading lawyers in the UK in consumer finance. She was described (2022) as: "A highly regarded technical expert… able to bring a balanced and pragmatic view to any situation," praised for her “tremendous knowledge of our sector” and for being “an extremely engaging and focused presenter."
In addition to her role at Auxillias, Jo sits on the Leasing Foundation and the CCTA board and is a board advisor to two fintechs. Jo/Auxillias also leads the AFC regulatory community.