William Douglas-Jones is an established criminal barrister with a Crown Court practice which exceeds his level of call.
William is instructed both to prosecute and to defend in the full range of criminal matters. He has received praise for his meticulous attention to detail, strong client care, and forceful closing speeches.
In addition to his criminal practice, William appears in a wide range of regulatory prosecutions.
Chambers &Partners 2022: “Known for his meticulous preparation and fabulous manner with clients.”
Legal 500 2022: “William is hard working, personable and a pleasure to instruct. He is quick to respond to requests for advice and very much gets himself involved in the defence team. Colleagues at the Birmingham branch rate him for his attention to detail and will to work hard for the client.”
Chambers and Partners 2021: “He is a skilled advocate.” “William carries a lot more gravitas than might be expected from his year of call.”
Legal 500 2021: “‘A fiercely intelligent advocate, with wisdom and gravitas beyond his years.”
Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn 2011;
Walter Wigglesworth Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn 2013
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