Jeffrey Jones

Call 2003

Jeffrey Jones

Practice Overview

Jeffrey is a member of our Crime@30 team. He has a thorough approach to case preparation and advocacy at all times, no matter how simple or complex the case may be.

He has over 30 years' experience from grass root level and has appeared as an advocate in all courts, including the Court of Appeal.

He is highly ambitious, argues cases strongly and sensibly at all times. He is popular with clients and works effectively as part of a team.  He is a Grade 4 prosecutor and on the Rape Panel. He undertakes Legal Aid cases but is increasingly being instructed privately.
 

Notable and Reported cases

  • Murder / Homicides
    • R v JRW (2009) Junior Counsel where the defendant was eventually convicted of manslaughter
    • R v BE (2009) & R v B Lewis (2010 Both cases of stabbing resulting in manslaughter convictions
    • R v W (2012) Murder, Child Destruction & Arson and Court of Appeal
    • R v M (2014) Both fully contested as Junior and alone in Court of Appeal
    • R v KP (2016) Death by Dangerous Driving
    • R v AB (2015) Drug supply deaths
  • Sexual offences
    • Historic rape on natural daughter
    • Attempt rape by 14 year old on 13 year old
    • Rape by a foreign national
    • Rape by a 15 year old
    • Sexual assault by student on teacher
    • Female indecent assault on 14 year-old boy
    • Child abduction and indecent assault
    • Indecent images
    • Sexual assault by 12 year old on 8 year old
    • R v H (2016) Historic Rape
    • R v B (2015) Historic sexual offences
    • R v DGM (2016) 46 year historic abuse 
  • Violence
    • Prolonged physical abuse of foster children
    • Section 18 GBH on baby and wilful neglect
    • Kidnap of victim of road traffic accident and demanding money with menaces
    • GBH by teacher in rugby match
    • R v T - Loss of an eye
    • Many Robberies - both prosecuted and defended involving very young witnesses
  • Theft
    • R v W - Prosecuted £525k fraud
    • Armed robbery of post office
    • Organised car theft from Southern Ireland to Wales
    • Benefit Fraud (£70,000 2010)
    • Lengthy fraud by power of attorney to vulnerable victim, lawyer and financial advisor (2010)
    • R v S (2009) Conveyancing fraud
    • DWP Frauds - both prosecuted and defended involving conspiracies (R v P £100k plus); (R v J £100 plus) 
  • Confiscation Orders
    • Cannabis cultivation and then ‘Operation Michigan 2009’
    • Leasehold and Freehold Valuations
    • Certificate of Inadequacy
  • Regulatory Crime
    • ASBO - Criminal Behaviour Orders
    • Crack House Closure Order
    • Car clocking
    • Food Trade Marks
    • Trade Descriptions
    • Money Lending
  • Drugs

    Operation Embassy 2016 - Court of Appeal plus SCPO in Court of Appeal

  • Fraud

    Operation Dino (2015) - Crash for Cash Fraud

  • Firearms

    R v H (2016) & R v F (2015) - Mandatory terms

  • VAT Fraud

    R v M (2016) VAT Fraud

  • Regulatory

    Large scale Envirnmental Pollution (£1.9 million damage) 2014

    CITES prosecution (SL) 2015

  • Crime

    Jeffrey is regularly instructed in the following areas

    • Drug operations.
    • Firearms crimes and ammunition.
    • Sexual offences.
    • Regulatory breaches.
    • Fraud-statutory and common law.

    Jeffrey is frequently instructed privately to defend professionals e.g. retired police officers and ex teachers.

  • Police Actions and Prison Law

    Jeffrey accepts instructions for prison hearings.

  • Regulatory, Inquiries & Inquests

    Jeffrey undertakes types of regulatory work, environmental and Health and Safety.

  • Education & Qualification
    • Aberystwyth University 1981
    • Chester Law School 1983
    • Grays Inn 2003