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Emyr Jones

Work 029 2038 2731
9 Park Place (Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC)


Chancery barrister who undertakes the whole range of traditional chancery and commercial work. In addition, a substantial portion of his practice involves planning, public rights of way, and town and village green work, including public law challenges.


Called 1999, Gray’s Inn (Prince of Wales Scholar).




Chancery Bar Association; Wales Commercial Law Association; Wales Public Law and Human Rights Association; Wales & Chester Circuit Specialist Court Bar Association.


BA Hons (Oxon, first class); MPhil (Oxon).

Regional Bar : Wales and Chester Circuit

Commercial, banking and insolvency

Within: Commercial, banking and insolvency – Leading juniors

Emyr Jones - 9 Park PlaceHis advice is thorough, practical and very sound.’

Within: Commercial, banking and insolvency

Although 9 Park Place does not have a specialist commercial team, it has members who deal with business and commercial disputes as part of broader practices. Areas of expertise include partnership, company law, insolvency and professional negligence, as well as wills, trusts and probate. Emyr Jones recently handled a three-day probate dispute which concerned the capacity and knowledge of an illiterate testatrix from Pakistan.

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Construction, planning and environment

Within: Construction, planning and environment – Leading juniors

Emyr Jones - 9 Park PlaceHe has an impressive intellect.’

Within: Construction, planning and environment

9 Park Place represents local authorities and developers, among others, in planning matters. Emyr Jones handled the first planning inquiry into a solar farm appeal in Wales.

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Within: Property – Leading juniors

Emyr Jones - 9 Park PlaceVery popular with clients.’

Within: Property

9 Park Place’s expertise spans areas such as boundary disputes and easements, landlord and tenant, and trespass and adverse possession claims. Members of chambers also advise on housing disputes, including disrepair cases, possession claims and unlawful eviction matters. Emyr Jones recently handled a case concerning the forfeiture of a commercial lease.

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