Jason Cross > Chambers of Nicholas Rhodes QC and Neil Hawes QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Nicholas Rhodes QC and Neil Hawes QC
Charter Chambers


A leading junior who is regularly instructed to lead other barristers in complex and heavyweight fraud and conspiracy cases, Jason is regularly instructed to advise companies and their senior officers as well as individuals to assist on matters of corporate criminal liability and duties under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, Money Laundering Regulations and the Bribery Act 2010. Jason has an excellent understanding of financial services law and procedure, HMRC Code of Practice 9 procedures and the workings of the Financial Conduct Authority, Prudential Regulation Authority, SFO and HMRC. Frequently representing professionals facing disciplinary action before their regulators, Jason has particular expertise representing chartered accountants before the Institute of Chartered Accountants, health professionals and solicitors. Jason specialises in giving early pre-emptive advice as well as representation. Most recently, his advice, drafting and representation resulted in the FCA withdrawing an investigation into a high net worth investor, classifying him as a potential witness. Jason also provides advice and assistance on private prosecutions, most recently for a nationwide branch of estate agents. Jason began his legal career as in-house counsel in a mid-size city law firm, specialising in commercial litigation with an emphasis on international contractual disputes and alternative dispute resolution. He is a registered lawyer with the Football Association.


Called 1998; Lincoln’s Inn.


CBA; SE Circuit; Fraud Lawyers Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.