Philip Jones > Capital Law Limited > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Capital Law Limited
CAPITAL BUILDING
TYNDALL STREET
CARDIFF
CF10 4AZ
Wales

Work Department

Commercial Disputes.

Position

Philip is a Partner in our Commercial Disputes team. He has nearly thirty years’ experience of a broad range of commercial disputes.

Philip represents clients in the medical, financial, professional services, retail, media, industrial and manufacturing sectors.

His expertise covers a range of disputes with particular focus on warranty claims and other post M&A issues, shareholder and joint venture disputes, partnership disputes, insolvency, fraud and asset and financial recovery.

Philip’s extensive knowledge of insolvency law allows him to provide valuable insight in this area for all of his clients where it affects their position whilst he also advises insolvency professionals, directors, creditors and debtors, on liquidations, administrations and bankruptcies; director’s disqualification proceedings; voluntary arrangements; asset protection and avoiding insolvency and the consequences of insolvency.

Philip has an extensive history of dealing with white collar fraud and its consequences and has successfully recovered and protected assets, designed and executed investigations and secured emergency injunctions which have been executed worldwide.

Philip is recognised in both Chambers and Partners, and The Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation and Insolvency, where he is ranked as a leading individual.

Career

Qualified 1990;

  • Partner, Capital Law Limited (Jan 2009 – present)
  • Consultant, Hugh James (2006 – 2008)
  • Equity Partner, Morgan Bruce / Morgan Cole (1990 – 2004)
  • Partner, Ray Lewis & Partners (1987 – 1990)

Memberships

The Law Society of England and Wales

Education

  • College of Law Chester: Law Society Final Examination (1987)
  • John Mores University: LLB Hons, (1986)

Leisure

Sport, theatre and literature.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Leading individuals)

Philip JonesCapital Law Limited

Drawing upon the firm’s broader commercial litigation skills and the ability to provide clients, including a number of IPs, with the potential opportunity to fund cases utilising the firm’s litigation fund, Capital Law Limited ‘s sweet-spot lies in the context of contentious insolvency work. The ‘vastly experiencedPhilip Jones  takes the lead on much of this work and in the case of corporate insolvency mandates, he brings particular expertise to bear in relation to advise on directors’ duties. On the non-contentious front, Maria Coggins regularly handles corporate restructuring work as part of her broader commercial practice.

Wales > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation

(Leading individuals)

Philip JonesCapital Law Limited

Noted for its flexible approach to fees, which includes access to the firm’s own litigation fund, the ‘high-quality‘ team at Capital Law Limited provides ‘good value for money’ to a myriad public and private sector clients across a wide array of litigation. ‘Calm, authoritative and methodical‘ team head Stephen Meade  is at the forefront of the most significant work handled by the team, including a high-profile challenge by the BMA relating to unilateral service charges levid on government-owned GP surgeries and many businesses in Covid-related Business Interruption Insurance claims. ‘A strategic thinker’, Andrew Brown  launched Capital Dispute Finance (the aforementioned litigation fund) and as part of his broad practice regularly represents private sector clients accessing the fund. Praised for ‘outstanding practical and strategic judgement‘, Nicola Mead-Batten excels in public law-related litigation, including judicial reviews. Philip Jones  has an excellent perspective across a range of corporate and finance litigation, including derivative claims and shareholder disputes. Guto Llewellyn is also recommended.