The ‘diligent’ team at Bark&co is led by the firm’s founder, Giles Bark-Jones. Bark-Jones secured an acquittal for criminal barrister Andrew Fitch-Holland in a case involving match-fixing in professional cricket. Alison Hill and Fiona Gavriel are also recommended.
Legal500, 2016

Bark&co is renowned for its work in the field of white collar fraud. It is rated in the Legal 500 as a top-tier leading firm and a leading firm in Chambers Directory.  We continue to successfully operate in the largest and highest profile cases.

“Bark&co is singled out by its ‘fantastic fraud work’ The firm’s … practice has gained momentum, and its lawyers bring ‘intellectual rigour, passion and years of experience to table’ ” – Chambers & Partners 2013

“This civil and criminal litigation boutique is noted for “high-profile criminal deference work”… and has developed “the practice to the enviable position it occupies today…” – Chambers & Partners 2012

“Bark & Co is regularly involved in the larger and high-profile cases” – Legal 500, 2012

“Commentators praise the team’s commitment to high service standards, and clients highlight the consistent partner attention that the receive” – Chambers & Partners 2011

“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.

“The firm Bark&co’s bespoke service offers clients unrestricted access to their lawyers at all times, which is particularly remarkable given the large amount of fraud work the group handles”- Chambers & Partners 2010

“This ‘Highly efficient firm’ is made up of ‘very straight forward practitioners’ who attract clients in their droves, “thanks to an “innate ability to give spot-on advice” – Chambers & Partners 2009.

“Bark & Co has a very active fraud practice” – Legal 500, 2009

“The ‘excellent’ Giles Bark-Jones is highly regarded by market sources for his criminal fraud work” – Chambers & Partners 2013

“Sources agree that … Giles Bark-Jones remains ‘the driving force of the firm’” – Chambers 2012

“Giles Bark-Jones … is credited with developing the practice to the enviable position it occupies today” – Chambers & Partners 2012

“Giles Bark-Jones is ‘very able’ “ – Legal 500, 2012.

“At Bark & Co, Giles Bark-Jones is ‘very quick to grasp the significant issues’ “–Legal 500, 2012.

“Giles Bark-Jones  is ‘a formidable and tenacious lawyer, prepared to go that extra mile’ “ – Legal 500, 2011

“Sources agree that ‘he’s fantastic with clients and has very good instincts on fraud matters’ – Giles Bark-Jones – Chambers & Partners 2011

“Giles Bark-Jones in singled out for his expertise in an array of complex fraud-related issues”  – Chambers & Partners 2011

“Giles Bark-Jones is ‘a human dynamo who knows when to keep his cards close to his chest and when to show his hand to win a game’ – Chambers & Partners 2010

“Alison Hill is immensely knowledgeable on all aspects of financial and business crime” – Chambers & Partners 2010

“Founder of the firm Giles Bark-Jones has considerable experience in criminal fraud matters.” – .” – Legal 500, 2010

“Alison Hill … ‘manages a huge caseload successfully through real hard work’ – Chambers & Partners 2010