Giles Bark-Jones

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.

For further details please go to our criminal fraud defence page or call 0207 353 1990 now or go to our Contact Us page.

“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

“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

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