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.
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 2011
The Midland Circuit
Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Criminal Bar Association
The Social Housing Law Association
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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