Tom Jones is an experienced and dedicated advocate, having transferred to the Bar following a career as a solicitor at a leading US firm in London.
He appears regularly in the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court, both prosecuting and defending across a wide range of criminal cases including theft, fraud, violence, drugs, weapons, driving and sexual offences. In addition he advises and acts on financial crime matters as well as quasi-criminal civil cases.
Before transferring to the Bar, Tom qualified as a solicitor in the Litigation department of a commercial US firm, later attaining higher rights of audience as a solicitor advocate. He has particular experience in white collar crime and financial investigations, including working in Brussels on contentious antitrust cases, as well as in-house for the anti-bribery and corruption team of a global telecommunications company. He continues to develop his financial crime practice alongside general crime.
“Prosecuting Domestic Violence” (2020) New Law Journal, co-author with Kate Bex QC, available [here].
Assisted editing Chapter 24 of Arlidge and Parry on Fraud (Sixth Edition).
Assisted editing Chapter 19 of Archbold 2021.
Assisted editing Chapter 1 of Abuse of Process in Criminal Proceedings (Fifth Edition).
Assisted editing Chapter 27 of Rook and Ward on Sexual Offences (Fifth Edition).
LPC, Kaplan Law School (Distinction)
LLB Law, University College London
Criminal Bar Association
CPS Panel Advocate (Grade 1)
Solicitor Advocate (Higher Rights of Audience, Civil), 2017
Solicitor (England and Wales), 2016
Kingsley Napley Prize for the Law of Evidence (UCL)
Charlotte Ashby Prize (UCL)