Madeleine Jones > South Square > London, England > Lawyer Profile

South Square
South Square

Work Department

Madeleine’s practice includes all forms of domestic and cross-border insolvency, commercial litigation, banking and financial services work and company law.

In addition to undertaking drafting and advisory work in all of chambers’ core areas, Madeleine frequently appears unled in the High Court and County Court.  She has experience of a broad range of applications relating to bankruptcies, insolvencies, administrations and individual and company voluntary arrangements.  She has also advised on insolvency law questions arising in other common law jurisdictions, including the Dubai International Financial Centre, Jersey and the BVI.

Around half of Madeleine’s practice is commercial work without an insolvency element.  She regularly appears in summary judgment and strike out applications and has experience of other applications under the Civil Procedure Rules and the Companies Act 2006.

During her first year of practice, Madeleine undertook a three-month secondment to the Financial Markets Dispute Group at Dentons UKMEA LLP, in London. Through this and through her other work in practice she has obtained familiarity with various issues arising within the financial services sector.

Prior to joining Chambers, Madeleine obtained a double first class degree in Classics from Cambridge University and a doctorate in Classics from Princeton University.  She was the recipient of Gray’s Inn’s two most prestigious scholarships for the Graduate Diploma in Law and Bar Professional Training Course, the David Karmel Award and the Bedingfield Scholarship.


Insolvency and Restructuring, Banking and Finance, Commercial Litigation, Company.


Called to the Bar 2015


French (advanced), German (intermediate), Italian (advanced).


St John’s College, University of Cambridge: B.A. Hons. (Classics), M.Phil. (Classics). Princeton University, USA: Ph.D. (Classical Philology). City University: Graduate Diploma in Law;  City University: Bar Professional Training Course: