Testimonials

Ben comes consistently highly recommended in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 for Criminal Fraud and Consumer Law (trading standards, trade marks, copyright, consumer protection offences):

 

Legal 500-2018

‘He has a fabulous acumen for seeing the point and exposing deficiencies in the other side’s case.’

 

Legal 500-2018

‘Known for his work in Consumer Rights Act cases.’

 

Chambers and Partners 2018

"A great barrister - he is bright and diligent." "Ben is exceptionally good at his written work."

 

Chambers and Partners 2018

"Articulate, measured and someone whose drafting skills are good." "His work rate is simply phenomenal. Lots of people work hard, but he works both hard and extremely productively. With him, work is always flawless."

 

Consumer

‘Outstanding strategic awareness.'

 Legal 500

 

Crime

‘Commercially savvy, with a sharp intellect and concise delivery.’

Legal 500 

 

Fraud

‘He has a sharp intellect and is commercially savvy.’

Legal 500 

 

“Admired for his skills across the fraud and consumer areas, he regularly defends professional and corporate clients. He is a real tactical thinker who prepares his cases thoroughly and with great care. He has the respect of the court."

UK Bar 2014 Chambers

 

"Ben Douglas-Jones has great intellectual strength"

Chambers 500, 2013

 

Ben Douglas-Jones is “an extremely bright and able advocate with very good specialist knowledge”

Legal 500, 2013

 

“Ben Douglas-Jones is an "extremely able" fraud junior who prosecutes on behalf of the SFO and CPS and defends professional and corporate clients. Recent casework highlights have seen him acting on a £110 million factoring fraud and representing the CPS in a multimillion-pound mortgage fraud involving 800 mortgages.”

Chambers and Partners 2013

 

“The "delightful" Ben Douglas-Jones defends and prosecutes corporate bodies and individuals, and also acts for local authorities and the CPS. His crime and fraud practice meshes with his consumer law practice, and he recently appeared in R v Spicer, Spicer and O’Donnell [a multimillion pound / multijurisdictional consumer fraud]”

Chambers and Partners 2013

 

Ben Douglas-Jones can “marshal cases of the utmost complexity”

Legal 500, 2012 and 2013

 

“Ben Douglas-Jones has substantial experience in the fraud sector and is a frequent sight acting for the prosecution”

Chambers and Partners 2012

 

“Clients value him for his approachability and knowledge”

Chambers and Partners 2012