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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

ONE DERBY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L2 9XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 3433
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester

John Jones QC

Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Criminal; Regulatory

Position

John is the go-to advocate for major heavyweight criminal cases, his practice encompassing serious fraud and ancillary issues, money laundering, insider dealing/city-based regulatory crime, murder, manslaughter, drugs, historic sex abuse and terrorism. His serious fraud practice includes work prosecuted by the SFO, CPS and HMRC and he is currently retained in several multi-million pound city insider dealings and aggressive tax avoidance/evasion cases. He has successfully defended in cases brought forward by the SFO. John also deals with cases involving mental health issues and has been involved in a number of significant, innovative cases such as the Gonzalez case. John also has a strong professional discipline and regulatory practice, with particular expertise in health and safety and environmental work. He regularly defends in prosecutions brought by the Environmental Agency and HSE.

Career

Called 1981; QC 2002; Recorder

Member

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit

Education

  • LLB (University of Liverpool)
  • Middle Temple


Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Crime

Within: Leading Silks

John Jones QC - Exchange Chambers ‚Äė Very hard-working and always gives good turnaround of instructions. ‚Äô

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Within: Leading Silks

John Jones QC - Exchange Chambers ‚Äė Very hard-working and always turns around work in good time. ‚Äô

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Members of the regulatory team at Exchange Chambers are instructed primarily on professional disciplinary and health and safety matters. The set's members accept both prosecution and defence instructions. John Jones QC recently defended an evangelical church in a health and safety prosecution following the death of a volunteer worker who fell through a suspended ceiling. Ian Whitehurst recently represented  a company in its appeal against a fine for the illegal dumping of waste, following the appellant's attempt to remove the waste and remediate the damage to the site.

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