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Weightmans LLP

6 NEW STREET SQUARE, NEW FETTER LANE, LONDON, EC4A 3BF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 1900
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 1901
DX:
310 CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com

Euros Jones

Tel:
Work 020 7822 1928
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Head of business crime unit within Weightmans LLP’s regulatory services unit.

Position

An experienced regulatory lawyer, he specialises in representing corporations and individuals in regulatory enforcement investigations and criminal proceedings brought by prosecuting bodies including the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Central Fraud Division of the CPS, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Euros defends clients in complex fraud, corporate crime, corruption and money laundering investigations. He also advises on FCA investigations into corporate and individual rule breaches, misconduct and criminal offences. The above includes advice on restraint, civil recovery proceedings and confiscation issues. In addition, he prosecutes fraud offences on behalf of local authority clients. Being a member of the Law Society’s Anti Money Laundering Directory, Euros also advises corporations and professional individuals on anti money laundering compliance and his practice includes advisory work on anti corruption and fraud compliance. He lectures regularly and was a contributor to the money laundering chapter in ‘The Solicitor’s Handbook 2012’ [The Law Society: Hopper and Treverton Jones].

Career

Trained Hill Taylor Dickinson; qualified 1994; solicitor Hill Taylor Dickinson 1994-95; solicitor Edwin Coe 1995-98; solicitor Sinclair Roche & Temperley 1998-2000; solicitor Brothers & Maye 2000-02; solicitor and partner Saunders LLP 2002-09; associate Weightmans LLP 2009-14; partner Weightmans 2014-date.

Languages

Welsh.

Member

Fraud Lawyers Association, Financial Services Lawyers Association, Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers, and the Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Education

Rydal School, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd; Leicester University (1991 LLB 2:1); College of Law, York.

Leisure

Rugby, football, cricket, golf, music, theatre.


London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Within: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

Weightmans LLP conducts internal investigations for clients in relation to fraud, bribery and corruption, and defends corporate clients in relation to external investigations. It also provides compliance advice in relation to corporate crime and breaches of regulatory corporate crime legislation. The firm also conducts private prosecutions. Euros Jones heads the practice, he has ‘very good experience in this area and is an effective litigator’.

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