Rhodri Jones

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Rhodri Jones

Practice Overview

Rhodri joined 30 Park Place in 2020, having undertaken pupillage and early tenancy in Bristol and London. He has gained a broad base of advocacy experience in a variety of courts and tribunals the length and breadth of the country. 

His practice focuses on family law and criminal law matters.  

Rhodri’s family practice encompasses a broad range of financial remedy and public and private law children matters. He represents clients at all levels in the Family court and has appeared in the Family Division of the High Court. 

Rhodri’s criminal practice draws upon significant experience in criminal law.  He was formerly a freelance Accredited Police Station Representative and has represented clients in all areas of criminal litigation. 

Rhodri employs over 20 years’ previous experience in manufacturing industry and professional services to offer clients realistic and practical advice in pursuit of their best possible outcome. 

Notable and Reported cases

  • Family & Childcare

    Rhodri conducts public family law matters, where clients include Local Authorities, parents, grand-parents and children, often in multi-day hearings involving allegations of neglect, physical and/or sexual abuse and non-accidental injuries. 

    Rhodri's private family law practice includes directions hearings; dispute resolution appointments; interim and final child arrangements hearings. 

    Rhodri has a developing practice in ancillary relief and financial remedies. He provides written advice as well as oral representation and has experience of conducting First Appointments, FDR appointments and final hearings. Several cases have included a cross-border, multi-jurisdictional element. 

  • Crime

    Before joining the Bar, Rhodri was an Accredited Police Station Representative and he has represented and advised clients in all areas of criminal litigation. This has included significant crimes of violence as well as serious sexual and drugs offences. He has particular experience of harassment and sexual ‘grooming’ offences, often committed via the internet and social media. 

    Rhodri is a Level 2 Crown Prosecutor and is regularly instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service on the Western and Wales & Chester circuits. He is an experienced advocate in the Youth Court and has also prosecuted cases on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. 

    Rhodri defends clients charged with a variety of offences in the Magistrates’, Youth and Crown Courts. He has also appeared in the Coroner's Court. 

  • Education & Qualification
    • BPTC, Cardiff Law School
    • LL.B. (Hons), Cardiff University
    • B.A. (Hons), University of Wales, Swansea
    • Accredited Police Station Representative, Cardiff Law School
    • Monmouth School (Music Scholar)
    • Bishop of Llandaff High School
  • Memberships
    • Criminal Bar Association
    • Family Law Bar Association
    • Gray’s Inn
    • Wales & Chester Circuit
    • Western Circuit
  • Background

    Rhodri is a keen amateur singer and musician and was formerly a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Wales. For several years he was a semi-professional concert compere. He enjoys reading and cooking and is an enthusiastic follower of political news and current affairs. He is an intermediate Welsh speaker.