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Year of Call:  1994

Year of Silk:  2013

Position:  Deputy Head of Chambers

Jonathan Jones QC Professional Negligence CV

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Senior Practice Manager
Daniel Griffiths

Practice Group Clerks
James Ashford
Mitchell Nash
Oliver Lee
Charlie Labrum

Chief Executive & Director of Clerking
Tony McDaid

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Jonathan Jones QC - Professional Negligence

Professional negligence in relation to clinical negligence and solicitors’ negligence in the conduct of personal injury claims and clinical negligence claims. 


• St Andrews University – Economics: 2:1
• City University - Diploma in Law: Commendation
• Inns of Court School of Law
• Gray’s Inn Scholarship - Uthwatt Award
• Junior Counsel to the Crown (Regional Panel)


• Personal Injury Bar Association


"His attention to detail is second to none. For academic detail, you go to him." "He's just got a lovely, methodical way of dealing with a case."
"His exceptional analytical skill translates into real results for clients. He is the barrister you want on your side in the most technically challenging cases." "Quick-thinking, tactically astute, careful and good with clients." "Thorough and forensic. Great on his feet with first-class technical skills."
Chambers UK 2017


?‘A real specialist with a keen eye for detail.’
Legal 500 2016

"He is thorough, forensic, and great on his feet - with first-class technical skills." "He gives clear and structured advice, and is happy to deal with client queries and concerns." 
"His attention to detail is second to none. He's academically astute, extremely thorough and highly knowledgeable.” “He is excellent with clients; he makes every client feel very important. He has a great eye for detail and is always very accessible
Chambers UK 2016

‘His knowledge of the law is first class, and he is an excellent tactician.’
Legal 500 2015

Noted for working on complex RTA cases, in particular those involving serious head injuries. He handles matters for both defendants and claimants. Expertise: "He is thorough and forensic. He's great on his feet, with first-class technical skills."
Chambers UK 2015

'Strategically wise in progressing cases.’
(Legal 500 2014)

Principally focuses on brain damage cases, although he also has a broader practice covering birth trauma and cosmetic surgery claims. He attracts praise for his client care, his prowess in the courtroom and his strong analytical skills. 
"He's incredibly thorough and develops a good relationship with his clients." 
"Exceptionally bright, he gets to grips with the medical issues quickly, and is also thorough in his preparation." 
(Chambers UK 2014)

Joining No5's ranks of standout silks is Jonathan Jones QC, who was made up in 2013
(Legal 500 2013)

Jonathan Jones maintains his reputation for technical knowledge and “outstanding ability, both in conference and on his feet.”
(Chambers and Partners 2009)

“The assiduous Jonathan Jones was described to researchers as “one of the most conscientious juniors around.”” 
(Chambers and Partners 2008) 

“Recommended by observers for his prowess in medical matters” 
(Chambers and Partners 2007)

Highly recommended as a “strong drawcard”. 
(Chambers and Partners 2006)

“Peers assert that he is the first person to talk to on a difficult case”
(Chambers and Partners 2005)


Lawrence v Chief Constable of Staffordshire [2000] PIQR Q349; Times, July 25 2000.
Re T – damages of £800,000 for below knee amputation.
Re T – damages of £2.26 million spinal abscess leading to quadriplegia.
Re C – damages of £1 million for wrongful birth.
Re Maddison (Deceased) – death in Iraq by friendly fire.
Re Cosby (Deceased) – death in Iraq by friendly fire.