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Philip Jones QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

Band 2

Philip Jones QC
Philip Jones QC is a well-known advocate who is highly praised by market commentators for the breadth of his expertise, encompassing insolvency, fraud and financial services. He remains a particularly popular choice in complex offshore insolvency cases and counts government departments among his diverse clientele. His additional expertise in company law encompasses cases concerning directors' disqualification proceedings and winding-up petitions.
Strengths: "A very hard-working barrister."
Recent work: Instructed in a GBP25 million claim brought by the liquidator of MWB Management against its former directors for alleged breach of duty.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 2

Philip Jones QC
Strengths: "An unbelievably good company lawyer, who has a subtle style and is very, very good at persuading judges of the merits of his position. He can take very difficult points and turn the mind of a tribunal around."
Recent work: Instructed on behalf of one of the defendants in Vale v Steinmetz & Others, a case arising out of a failed mining joint venture in Guinea.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 1

Philip Jones QC
Strengths: "Careful, utterly meticulous and  someone who gives clear and firm advice. He exudes authority and is a super tactician who is incredibly accessible."
Recent work: Acted for Peter Stephenson in a professional negligence claim worth GBP66 million arising from allegedly negligent tax advice relating to the structuring of companies within the Able UK group.
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

Band 1

Philip Jones QC
Philip Jones QC advises on the whole range of offshore matters, including investment fund litigation, trust disputes, fraud and tax avoidance. His clients include high net worth families and company directors. He has been called to the Bar of the BVI, the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man.
Strengths: "He's my favourite advocate to use. He has a subtle style and is very good at persuading a judge; he can take very difficult points and turn the mind of tribunal around."
Recent work: Acted in a dispute heard in the Privy Council between two shareholders in a BVI company which owned a Hong Kong ship-broking business.
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