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Ben Jones

Call: 2015

"Ben is an exceptionally intelligent barrister with forensic research skills. He displays a lively and creative intelligence in discussions about cases and can think outside the box when presented with new problems. I am certain that Ben will go far - he is a real star in the making."

The Legal 500 2021

At Old Square Chambers “barristers are approachable, reasonable and practical, with those same qualities being instilled in the clerks."

Chambers & Partners 2018

Overview

Ben accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work, with a particular focus on disputes arising in the workplace. His expertise spans:

  • Statutory employment matters (with a particular focus on discrimination and whistleblowing);
  • Internal processes and investigations (including conduct of complaints processes, grievances, disciplinary processes and appeals)
  • Professional disciplinary and regulatory matters;
  • Commercial employment matters (including restrictive covenant matters; director/shareholder agreement issues; and breach of contract claims brought before the civil courts); and
  • Personal injury (with a particular focus on workplace/industrial injuries).

Academics

  • City University, Bar Professional Training Course 2014-2015 – Outstanding
  • Oxford University
    Retained Lecturer in Law (Pembroke College) 2014-2015
    Law Tutor (St Hugh’s College) 2013-2015
    DPhil (Law Faculty) 2009-2013
  • Gray’s Inn 2014 – Lord Uthwatt scholar
  • Faculté Libre de Droit, Paris ­– Visiting Lecturer in Law 2013-2014
  • College of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law 2008-2009 – Commendation
  • Cambridge University
    MPhil in Sociology (Ethico-legal/biosciences focus) 2007-2008 – First class
    MA in Natural Sciences (Biological/Biomedical sciences focus) 2004-2007 – 2.i class

Professional Recommendations

“Ben is an exceptionally intelligent barrister with forensic research skills. He displays a lively and creative intelligence in discussions about cases and can think outside the box when presented with new problems. I am certain that Ben will go far – he is a real star in the making.”

The Legal 500 2021

Expertise

Statutory Employment & Discrimination

Internal Processes

Professional Regulatory & Discipline

Commercial Employment (Employee Competition)

Personal Injury

Administrative & Public Law

Sport


Recent and current work

Key contacts

Graham Smith

Deputy Senior Clerk
Graham Smith 020 7269 0357 gsmith@oldsquare.co.uk
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Out of hours

William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755

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Graham Smith (Deputy Senior Clerk)

07795 023 532