William Douglas-Jones

William Douglas-Jones

Call - 2011
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Overview

William Douglas-Jones is a Barrister specialising in Criminal, Regulatory and Housing law.

Will has a busy criminal practice.  His practice includes, inter alia, matters of fraud, robbery, burglary, sexual offences, drugs and violence. Will has, at an early stage of his career, been instructed in his own name in trials concerning serious sexual offences.

Since joining Chambers as a tenant, Will has been instructed in a number of regulatory trials and hearings, in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. He has also appeared in related Proceeds of Crime hearings.

Will enjoys a busy housing practice. He regularly appears for both landlord and tenants in both the private and social sectors.  He is adept at appearing in all hearings from the first possession hearing, to trials.  Will has appeared in possession claims in a wide range of both landlord and tenant claims, mortgage matters and regularly considers matters of anti-social behaviour, disrepair, and rent arrears in addition to defences in public law and under the Equality Act 2010.

Qualifications

University of Liverpool: BSc. Physiology, 2:1 (Hons) 2008

College of Law, Birmingham: Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction 2010

College of Law, Birmingham: BPTC, Outstanding (Second in Year) 2011

Memberships

The Midland Circuit

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Criminal Bar Association

The Social Housing Law Association

Appointments

Winner of College of Law Plea in Mitigation Competition 2011;

Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn 2011;

Walter Wigglesworth Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn 2013

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