Area of Expertise
Giles Bark-Jones has undertaken some of the largest cases to hit the news in recent times including leading the defence team for Asil Nadir; acting for Kweku Adoboli, the UBS Trader who allegedly ran up a $2.3 billion trading loss and the former news editor of the News of The World; defending a senior corporate executive from Deutsche bank charged as part of the FSA’s largest and most complex insider dealing investigation to date.
Previous cases include the Cheney Pension fraud – the largest theft from a pension fund since Maxwell; Operation Euripus cases; the BAE Systems case involving corruption claims concerning a £1 billion South African contract; as well as defending in large-scale money laundering SFO investigations.
“Practice head Giles Bark-Jones is ‘without doubt one of the sharpest defence lawyers practicing today” – Legal500 2017
“Giles Bark-Jones is ‘charismatic and tactically astute, and quickly wins the trust of clients’ – Legal500 2017
“The ‘excellent’ Giles Bark-Jones is highly regarded by market sources for his criminal fraud work” – Chambers & Partners 2013
“Bark&co has ‘become a powerhouse in the field of white-collar crime’, with practice head Giles Bark-Jones ‘one of the leading fraud lawyers of his generation’.” – Legal 500, 2011