Nicholas Gareth Jones

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Practice Areas
General crime together with Regulatory crime including white-collar fraud, police disciplinary tribunals, and regulatory law (trading standards, health and safety etc)

Overview
Nick has defended and prosecuted many high profile cases from murder to fraud, child abuse to armed robbery, drugs to sexual offences. The list of types of offences include:- Fraud Regulatory Law Sexual Offences Violence Drugs Dishonesty Road Traffic


Noteable Cases
R v Ismail and others [1991] 92 CAR 92. Leading authority on amending Indictments.
R v Masters [2000] Prosecution Junior to QC in domestic abuse and rapes involving consecutive family relationships where Defendant absconded during the trial, resulting in Extradition Proceedings.
R v Berry and others [2003] [Operation Corolla] Prosecution Junior to QC in drugs importation and distribution of Class A by illegal Jamaican immigrants including Money Laundering to West Indies.
R v Sheen and others [2005] Leading Prosecution Junior in 15 Defendant professional motor car theft and cloning conspiracy valued in excess of £1 million
R v Reilly and others [2006] [Operation Reptile] VHCC Defence of alleged main drug dealer supplying large quantities of Class A from Midlands to S Wales for distribution
R v Pearson [2006] Junior alone prosecuting murder. 1st case where the deceased`s mother entitled to give evidence as a “Victim” to the Judge on sentence.
R v Descombre and Thomas [2013] 2 CAR [S] 51. Leading authority on Guidelines for categorisation of roles in drug cases.
R v Edwards [2014] Junior alone defending Attempted Murder.

Memberships
Crown Court Recorder since 1999
Member of Gray`s Inn.
CPS Grade [4] Prosecutor since 1995
Member of the Criminal Bar Association
Former Head of the Criminal Team at 33 Park Place Chambers.