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Timothy Jones - Public Law

Timothy's experience covers:
Caravan sites, disabled persons, discrimination (non-employment), Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople, housing, human rights, local taxation.

NOTABLE CASES

Disabled Persons
R v. Bexley London Borough Council ex p. B [1995] C.L.Y. 3225.

Discrimination (non-employment)
R. v. Bristol City Council ex parte McDonough [1993] C.L.Y 3891; L.A. Law 8/93 2.
“The Race Directive: Redefining Protection from Discrimination in EU Law” European Human Rights Law Review, 2003, issue 5.
Article on the Race Equality Directive (Bar European Group newsletter, winter 2003-4).
R (Moore) v Secretary of State [2015] EWHC 44 (Admin) PTSR D14.

Housing, Caravan Sites, Gypsies and Travellers 
R. v. Hereford & Worcester County Council ex p Smith [1988] C.O.D. 3;
R. v. Hereford & Worcester County Council ex p Smith (Tommy) [1994]
C.O.D. 129;
R. v. Housing Benefit Review Board ex parte Smith (L) 19 H.L.R. 217;
R. v. Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council ex parte Wilkinson 31 H.L.R.
22,;
R. v. South Herefordshire D.C. ex parte Miles 17 H.L.R. 82;
South Northamptonshire D.C. v. Power 20 H.L.R. 133, C.A.
“Travellers’ Tales” (the impact of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act
1994 on Romanies), Gazette, September 7th 1994.

Human Rights: European Court of Human Rights
Beard v. United Kingdom (Application No. 24882/94) 33 E.H.R.R. 442,;
Buckley v. United Kingdom (Application No. 20348/92) 23 E.H.R.R. 101;
Burton v. United Kingdom (App. No. 31600/96) 22 E.H.R.R. CD134;
Chapman v United Kingdom (Application No. 27238/95) 33 E.H.R.R. 399;
Smith (Andrew) v. United Kingdom Application No. 26666/95;
Smith (Ruby, John and Tommy) v. United Kingdom Application No. 14455/88;
Smith (Ruby) v. United Kingdom Application No. 18401/91;
Smith (Jane) v. United Kingdom Application No. 25154/94 33 E.H.R.R. 712;
Turner v. United Kingdom (App. no. 30294/96) 23 E.H.R.R. CD 181;
Webb v. United Kingdom [1997] E.H.R.L.R. 680.
“The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights (including the Human Rights Act 1998) and European Union Law upon the United Kingdom”, Istanbul Bar Association.

Also seminars on the European Convention on Human Rights, the EU Race Directive and UK Human Rights Law for the Council of Europe, US State Department, Slovak Justice Ministry, Association of Judges of the Republic of Macedonia, Bar of Ireland, Istanbul Bar Association. Queen's University Belfast, European Roma Rights Centre. Legal Action Group, Shelter, National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups, and Irish, Slovak and Serb human rights NGOs.

Local Taxation
R. v. Oldbury Justices ex p Smith 159 JP 316; 35 R.V.R. 7;
R. v. Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council ex parte Lyn 34 R.V.R. 126;
R. v. Warley Justices ex p. Callis [1994] C.O.D. 240.

Other publications
Timothy is a co-author of “Gypsy and Traveller Law”, Legal Action Group and is currently taking part in the writing of its third edition. He has been published in both Turkish and Slovak: “The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights (including the Human Rights Act 1998) and European Union Law upon the United Kingdom” Istanbul Bar Association; and “The Legal Consequences of Not Transposing EU Directives” (Justice Review, Slovakia).

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB (LSE), FCIArb

MEMBERSHIPS

Tim is a member of the Planning and Environment Bar Association, the Administrative Law Bar Association and the Compulsory Purchase Association. 
He is a member of the Bars of England and Wales, Ireland and Northern Ireland.

APPOINTMENTS

On the Official Panel for Neighbourhood Plan Inspectors