Richard Jones QC

Viewing: Commercial Litigation for Richard Jones QC

Richard has a very broad experience of all types of business disputes, acting for both claimants and defendants. Examples of the business sectors within which he has acted are as follows:
Claims arising out of allegations of money laundering by legal professionals
A claim under a shareholders’ agreement in respect of club premises
Minority shareholder disputes
Partnership disputes (especially solicitors) including breach of fiduciary duties
Company disputes including appointment and removal of directors, powers of directors, shareholders’ agreements.
A claim in respect of breach of a confidentiality agreement, economic duress and abuse of a dominant position in the paper industry
Advice on the form and content of a construction joint venture agreement
Non-disclosure and misrepresentation issues relating to employers’ liability policy
Contractual issues in respect of operation of equestrian centre
Claim for negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract arising out of TUPE transfer
Product liability claim in respect of Land Rover vehicle relating to electronic systems
Utilities dispute regarding supply by National Grid
Claims relating to negligent valuation of reinstatement costs by lending institution’s surveyor
Claims in respect of accountant’s alleged negligence arising out of settlement with HMRC
Claim for commission payments arising out of sale of defence industry software to Middle Eastern conglomerate
Claim arising out of sale and purchase agreement relating to racetrack
Claim relating to impact of Hire Purchase Act upon vehicles acquired subject to bills of sale
Mirror Group Pensions (acting for Bank of America)
Brinks Mat (acting for Engelhard, innocent purchaser of smelted gold)
Recommendations
“He has both the cerebral ability and the adversarial ability.” “He’s intelligent and looks at cases thoroughly but is also a very good advocate.”
Chambers UK 2016
“A particular expert in financial services matters, including cases with group litigation orders and professional negligence”
Legal 500 2015
Experienced silk with a strong reputation on the Midland Circuit. He heads the chancery and commercial group at No5 and his commercial practice focuses on financial services disputes. “He has provided good advice and is very approachable.”
Chambers UK 2015
“An expert in financial services matters.”
Legal 500 2014
“Richard Jones QC comes highly recommended for his excellent advocacy skills”.
Legal 500 2013
“Richard Jones QC provides ‘good tactical assurance’ in financial services matters, and property specialist”
Legal 500 2012
Richard Jones QC is a general commercial litigator and is “thorough and down to earth”.
Legal 500 2011
“Richard Jones QC is frequently instructed in financial services matters.”
Legal 500 2009
Appointments
QC (1996)
Recorder
Chair, Enforcement Committee Panel, Financial Reporting Council
Legal Chair, disciplinary panel of ICAEW
Senior Decision Maker, Guernsey Financial Services Commission
Fellow, Society of Advanced Legal Studies
Pool of legal chairs for the AIM disciplinary committee, London Stock Exchange
Memberships
Member of the Midlands Chancery and Commercial Bar Association.
Member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
Qualifications
Approved for direct public access work

Latest News & Publications

Richard Jones QC and Philip Mantle of No5 Barristers’ Chambers have appeared for the successful creditor in the first case before the Court of Appeal ...

Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019