The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC

1-3 WHITTALL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 6961
DX:
16072 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC), Mark Jones, Birmingham, ENGLAND

Mark Jones

Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk/barristers/mark-jones/
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC)

Work Department

Mark Jones is a Barrister specialising in Housing law.

Position

Mark's Housing law area of expertise lies where human rights and public law issues arise.Mark is a Human Rights Expert / Consultant to UN, Council of Europe and OSCE.

Career

Year of Call: 2000

Mark receives instructions in relation to possession proceedings, anti-social behaviour injunctions, disrepair claims and associated civil actions where tenants' rights are infringed. His particular interest and expertise lies in the conduct of housing law cases where human rights and public law issues arise.

Mark acts as a Human Rights and Rule of Law Consultant to International Organisations, individuals and NGOs. He has experience working in over 15 countries throughout Eastern Europe, Balkans, Russian Federation, Central Asia, South Caucasus, Turkey and Southern Asia. His areas of expertise include:

  • Preparation, presentation and evaluation of human rights training materials for Supreme Court and Constitutional Court judges, prosecutors, defence lawyers, police, prison officials, ombudsman office, government officials and NGOs.
  • Advice on legislation – both in the UK and foreign jurisdictions – in the areas of crime, prisoners’ rights, police actions, public law, extradition and immigration law vis-a-vis compatibility with international human rights’ norms.
  • Access to Justice: advise and preparation of judicial and advocates training curricula; legal aid; procedural codes.
  • Human Rights needs assessments; drafting in-country human rights reports.
  • Advise on thematic issues: e.g. fair trial; free speech/freedom of assembly, association; terrorism; women’s rights/gender; childrens’ rights; torture/inhuman treatment; police; prisons; death penalty; minority rights/discrimination; human rights and Islam; international criminal law and humanitarian law etc.
  • Trial observation; monitoring detention facilities.
  • Advice and representation in proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights; UN human rights committees.

Languages

English

Member

Criminal Bar Association

Human Rights Lawyers' Association

Police Actions Lawyers' Group

Inquest Lawyers' Group

Association of Prison Lawyers

Prisoners' Legal Rights Group

Howard League for Penal Reform

Liberty

Amnesty International

Education

LL.B (Hons)

LL.M (International Human Rights Law)

Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to