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Giles Bark-Jones
Principal

Giles Bark-Jones solicitor is a top-rated fraud and financial crime specialist lawyer and Principal of the leading criminal defence law firm Bark & Co, based in London but with a nationwide reach.

He 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
Giles Bark-Jones is ‘charismatic and tactically astute, and quickly wins the trust of clients'"
Legal500
"The ‘excellent’ Giles Bark-Jones is highly regarded by market sources for his criminal fraud work"
Chambers & Partners
“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
“The ‘excellent’ Giles Bark-Jones is highly regarded by market sources for his criminal fraud work”
Chambers & Partners
“Sources agree that … Giles Bark-Jones remains ‘the driving force of the firm’”
Chambers & Partners
“Giles Bark-Jones … is credited with developing the practice to the enviable position it occupies today”
Chambers & Partners
“Giles Bark-Jones is ‘very able’“
Legal 500
“At Bark & Co, Giles Bark-Jones is ‘very quick to grasp the significant issues’ “
Legal 500
“Sources agree that ‘he’s fantastic with clients and has very good instincts on fraud matters’"
Chambers & Partners
“Giles Bark-Jones  is ‘a formidable and tenacious lawyer, prepared to go that extra mile’“
Legal 500
“Giles Bark-Jones in singled out for his expertise in an array of complex fraud-related issues”
Chambers & Partners
“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
“Founder of the firm Giles Bark-Jones has considerable experience in criminal fraud matters.”
Legal 500

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