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Geraint Jones K.C. - Public / Direct Access  M.A.(Cantab) Barrister

Door Tenant

Called to the Bar: 1976

Took silk: 2001


Chairman - Wales Commercial Law Association (2000-2002).

A Chairman of the R.F.U. Disciplinary Appeals Tribunal.

Member - Judicial Panel of the International Rugby Board.

Part Time Judge, Tax Tribunal

Part Time Chairman, Immigration Appeals Tribunal: Department for Constitutional Affairs Part Time Immigration Judge

External Reviewer of decisions by the Director of Fair Access (Dept. of Education and Skills)

Chairman, Disciplinary Appeal Tribunal of the British Parachuting Association

Arbitrator at The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Lausanne)

Part Time Chairman - Immigration Appeals Tribunal

Arbitrator, The Motor Insurers Bureau


MA (Cantab)

Middle Temple, Harmsworth Scholar

MCIArb Jesus College, Cambridge

 Areas of Practice


reported cases

  • Harris v Welsh Development Agency [1999] 3 EGLR 207 (C.G.T. not recoverable as a head of  compensation)
  • Ford v G. K. N. [2001] 1 WLR 1397 (approach to costs where payment into Court is not beaten)
  • U. C. B. v Williams [2002] EWCA Civ 555 & (2002) 2 P&CR Digest 33 (whether, after a finding of actual undue influence, the Court should go on to consider whether the wronged party would have entered into the transaction in any event)
  • Havenledge Ltd v Graeme John & Ptnrs [2001] PNLR 17
  • White v Chubb [2001] ALL ER (D) 318  (Dec) & (2002)1 P&CR Digest 22  (landlord's notice to quit, adequacy of, s20 Housing Act 1988)
  • Rhondda Cynon Taff CBC v Watkins [2003] EWCA Civ 129
  • Richardson v Howie [2004] EWCA Civ 1127 (abolition of aggravated damages in assault cases)
  • Mercantile & Credit plc  v  Marks [2005] Ch 81
  • Credit & Mercantile plc v Marks [2004] 3 WLR 489 (Charges and sub Charges)
  • Awoyomi v Radford [2007] WHC 1671 Retrospectivity of Hall v Simons
  • Nelson v Clearspring Management Ltd [2007] 1 WLR 962
  • Greening & Sykes Ltd v Nelson & Hanley The Times [22/01/08] Status of intervening bare trustee
  • Carter v Cole (2009) EWCA Civ 410; (2009) 33 EG 66
  • Goldberg & Oths v Foster Squires (a firm) [2010] EWHC 450 (QB), LTL 19/3/2010 Accountant's liability for negligent investment advice - Fraud - Partnership liability - Partnership Act 1980, s.10 - Vicarious liability - The ordinary course of the business of an accountant includes expressing a view as to the risks associated with an investment.


Contributor, Service Charges and Management: Law and Practice 1st edition, 2006 (Sweet & Maxwell)

Co-author, What's your partner up to?, Accountancy Age 10 June 2010

New Tactics in V.A.T. Fraud cases; Solicitors Law Journal: (Jones & Glover)


Public access or, as it is also known, Direct access accredited.


Door Tenant.



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