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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 5 Practice Areas
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Crime
17 Years Ranked
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Financial Crime
9 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Gillian Jones KC

UK Bar

Practice Areas

Listed in the Hot 100 list 2021 by The Lawyer Magazine. Winner of Crime Silk of the year, Legal 500’s UK awards 2020 and cited as a Leading Silk across financial crime, business and regulatory crime (including global investigations), as well as General Crime by Chambers UK, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

Gillian is described as a ‘brilliant’ practitioner who “is fabulous and absolutely faultless... solicitors appreciate her quality of advocacy before juries and her adaptability. She is an extremely bright and extremely hard-working …assiduous, quick-thinking, formidable silk who is able to navigate the most complex cases and get to the heart of the matter almost instantly. She is a go-to person for those seeking pragmatic, sensible and reliable advice.”

With a high-profile practice specialising in financial and corporate crime, acting on behalf of individuals, corporates, and the prosecution, many of Gillian’s cases are well known with a global reach. She also advises companies on compliance issues, internal investigations, and strategically following investigations by the SFO, FCA and regulatory bodies. Gillian is noted for her significant expertise in Private Prosecutions.

Gillian also has considerable experience defending in murder/manslaughter, misconduct in public office (including deaths in custody), death by dangerous driving and serious sexual offences with specialist expertise in trials involving vulnerable witnesses.

Gillian was appointed joint Head of Chambers in 2018.

Career

Call 1996; Silk 2017.

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association (Secretary 2012 -2013, Treasurer 2017-2018);

Fraud Lawyers Association;

South Eastern Circuit.

Chambers Review

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Crime - London (Bar)
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Band 1

Gillian Jones KC
Gillian Jones KC routinely acts in murder and sexual assault cases, often dealing with vulnerable defendants and witnesses. She has expertise in cybercrime cases and is skilled in the handling of complex computer evidence. Jones has extensive experience appearing before the Court of Appeal.


Financial Crime - London (Bar)
1
Band 1

Gillian Jones KC
Gillian Jones KC is an assiduous, quick-thinking and formidable silk whose cases involve allegations of insider dealing, rate rigging and investment fraud. She is experienced in significant bribery and corruption cases, and is also noted for her significant expertise in private prosecutions.


Financial Crime: Corporates - London (Bar)
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Band 2

Gillian Jones KC
Gillian Jones KC is an assiduous, quick-thinking and formidable silk whose cases involve allegations of insider dealing, rate rigging and investment fraud. She is experienced in significant bribery and corruption cases, and is also noted for her significant expertise in private prosecutions.


POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture - All Circuits
2
Band 2

Gillian Jones KC
Gillian Jones KC acts for individuals and government departments in POCA-related matters. She is well regarded for her ability to advise on confiscation and enforcement proceedings.


Financial Crime: Private Prosecutions - London (Bar)
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Gillian Jones KC
Gillian Jones KC is an assiduous, quick-thinking and formidable silk whose cases involve allegations of insider dealing, rate rigging and investment fraud. She is experienced in significant bribery and corruption cases, and is also noted for her significant expertise in private prosecutions.

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