Samantha Jones > Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright KC and Richard Harwood KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright KC and Richard Harwood KC
39 Essex Chambers
81 CHANCERY LANE
LONDON
WC2A 1DD
England

Position

Samantha has a broad civil litigation and public law practice, with particular expertise in inquests and inquiries, court of protection, clinical negligence and personal injury, professional discipline and regulatory law.

She is currently instructed as Junior Counsel to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.

Samantha is a strong and experienced Court and tribunal advocate having appeared in tribunals, county courts, the crown court, the coroner’s court and in the High Court on her own.  She has a keen focus on client care, negotiation, and costs. She regularly drafts advices and pleadings and holds conferences with clients and experts.

Samantha undertakes pro bono work with an interest in special educational needs and disability law. Samantha is regularly instructed on a direct access basis and happy to consider instructions on this basis.

Before joining the Bar, Samantha most notably undertook a Judicial Assistantship at the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

Career

Called 2012; Gray’s Inn. Judicial assistant in the Constitutional Comi of South Africa (2010-2011); Case Presenter and Investigations Case Manager, HCPC (2012-2013)

Memberships

PIBA, AVMA, Gray’s Inn Barristers’ Committee

Education

St George’s School for Girls, Edinburgh; BPP, London- BPTC; McGill University-LLM; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London-LLB.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Samantha Jones39 Essex ChambersAn exceptionally dedicated and thorough barrister: you can count on her to leave no stone unturned and to get to the bottom of any problem you may have. She is bright, talented, and extremely committed to her cases. A natural leader, and a real asset to any legal team.

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Samantha Jones39 Essex ChambersSamantha is very quick, she also has an unwavering eye for detail and excellent judgement.’