Viewing: Family for Mark Jones

Mark joined No5 Chambers as a tenant in October 2021 following successful completion of his pupillage under the tutelage of Richard Hadley. Mark practices in all aspect of family law.
In public law proceedings, Mark is regularly instructed by local authorities, parents and guardians. He is instructed at all stages of proceedings from contested removal hearings (including applications for ex parte emergency protection orders and interim care orders) through to final hearings. Mark has also been instructed on behalf of local authorities and parents in cases involving deprivation of liberty orders and secure accommodation orders.
In addition to his public law practice, Mark has developed an extensive private law practice. He is regularly instructed on behalf of parents in cases involving allegations of serious domestic violence, sexual abuse, causing significant harm to children and parental alienation. During his time at No5 he has acted in numerous multi-day fact-finding hearings and final hearings. Mark has also accepted instructions in matters heard in the High Court.
Mark also receives instructions in Family Law Act proceedings, regularly representing applicants and respondents at all stages of proceedings including contested final hearings.
Mark has also received instructions in financial remedy proceedings. This has included providing written advice and representation at preliminary hearings.
Prior to joining No5, Mark worked for the University of Law, delivering talks at many of the UK’s top universities regarding the Bar Professional Training Course.
West Midlands Family Law Bar Association
The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
Bar Professional Training Course with LLM - University of Law, Birmingham (2018 – 2019)
Law LLB - University of Birmingham (2015 – 2018)

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The inspiration for this article is twofold; firstly, an engaging talk on the subject matter delivered by HHJ Rowland which I recently attended, and secondly, a string of recent cases on which I have been instructed (for local authorities, parents and children’s guardians)....

Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2022
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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021