Philip Jones QC


Year of Call: 1985 Year of Silk: 2006

“He is a superstar”

”... an amazing breadth of knowledge”

“Wonderful; he’s a team player and a great advocate”

Chambers & Partners

Practice Overview

Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars at the Bar. He has frequently been named by Chambers & Partners as one of the Stars at the Bar during the last 18 years.

He was ranked in 9 different practice areas (there are 5 tier levels in each area): Chancery Commercial (Tier 1), Company (Tier 1), Partnership (Tier 1), Offshore (Tier 1), Commercial Dispute Resolution (Tier 2), Civil Fraud (Tier 2), Restructuring and Insolvency (Tier 2), Tax (Tier 2), Professional Negligence (Tier 3).

In Legal 500 Philip was ranked in 8 different practice areas: Company (Tier 1), Partnership (Tier 1), Offshore (Tier 1), Private Client: trusts and probate (Tier 1), Insolvency (Tier 2), Civil Fraud (Tier 2), Professional Negligence (Tier 3), Commercial Litigation (Tier 3)

He has a broad commercial and chancery practice but having been Junior Counsel to the Crown from 1994 to 2006 he also has considerable experience of advising on all aspects of public law, human rights and judicial review.

He frequently advises on the commercial, company, trusts and insolvency laws of Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and various Caribbean jurisdictions. He was called to the BVI Bar in 2002 and has frequently appeared in the BVI High Court and the Court of Appeal. 

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers Global Guide 2022

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked as a set in the following practice areas... Read More

    News

    Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars at the Bar

    Serle Court is delighted that Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars... Read More

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Cross-Border Litigation Conference, Cyprus Limassol

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    Virtual Conference Session

    Company Law Conference 2020

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  • “He is affable without compromising his technical knowledge and very good at quickly getting on top of complex cases”

    Chambers & Partners
  • “Most impressive is his ability to analyse an extremely complex matter, at any stage of the proceedings, and draw out the most significant points”

    Chambers & Partners

Education & Qualifications

MA, BCL, Oxford Univeristy: LLM, Dalhousie University, Canada

Appointments

Queen’s Counsel: 2006
Junior Counsel to the Crown (A Panel): 1994 – 2006
Chairman, Disciplinary Appeal Panel of LIFFE 2001 -
Bencher, Lincoln’s Inn: 2013

VAT Number

440570963

Other

Appointed on numerous occasions by the Attorney General to act as Amicus Curiae
Previously acted as Counsel to the former Financial Services Tribunal
CEDR Accredited Mediator

Note

Philip Jones QC does not accept Direct Public Access instructions

News & Events

  • News

    Chambers Global Guide 2022

    Serle Court is delighted to announce that chambers has been ranked as a set in the following practice areas... Read More

    News

    Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars at the Bar

    Serle Court is delighted that Philip Jones QC has been named by Chambers & Partners 2022 as one of its 21 Stars... Read More

  • Virtual Conference Session

    Cross-Border Litigation Conference, Cyprus Limassol

    Location: Read More

    Virtual Conference Session

    Company Law Conference 2020

    Location: Read More