Publications

Ben Douglas-Jones, together with Denis Barry, Edward Jenkins QC, Daniel Lloyd and Charlene Sumnall has written a guide to the Consumer Rights Act 2015.

 

The Guide, published by Blackstone's, is now available from all good bookstores and via online booksellers such as Amazon.

 

Conspiring to define conspiracy to defraud

Article published in The Lawyer concerning the recent changes in the law with regard to conspiracy to defraud.  

 

The difference between civil and criminal contempt of court

Lexis Nexis April 2014 An interview of Ben Douglas-Jones by Robert Matthews of Lexis Nexis

 

Contempt is not a Crime

By Ben Douglas-Jones and Stuart Miller, Managing Partner of Miller Rosenfalck LLP, European Business Lawyers

The Lawyer 3rd April 2014

 

2013: At the invitation of the DPP, Keir Starmer QC, Ben has recently co-written the CPS Guidance on charging and prosecuting victims of human trafficking with Carolyn Oakley, Specialist Prosecutor and Pam Bowen, the CPS Policy Lead on Human Trafficking.

http://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/docs/policy_for_prosecuting_cases_of_human_trafficking.pdf

 

http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/h_to_k/human_trafficking_and_smuggling/#a16

 

2009: Unsilent Witness (Commercial Litigation Journal 2009, with James Stanbury, partner in RGL Forensics' London office), examining the factors which typically need to be considered when instructing a forensic accountant.

 

2008 Opinion: Stagg payout – a unique amount for a unique case – The Lawyer November 2008 – a study of the demise of the ex gratia compensation scheme for miscarriages of justice.

 

Seminars

Lexis Nexis Webinar Commercial Series - 2015

Consumer Rights Package.

Ben with Claire Andrews, Head of Gough Square Chambers delivered a talk concerning the regulatory framework including the new Bill.


Lexis Nexis Webinar Commercial Series - 2014

Consumer Rights Directive.

Ben with Denis Barry delivered a talk concerning the Directive.

 

Trading Standards Conference 2014

“Big Changes Around the Corner”- The Consumer Rights Bill.

Ben with Denis Barry delivered a talk concerning the new Bill.

 

Trading Standards Conference 2011

Ben with Edward Jenkins QC delivered a talk entitled Low cost RESA 2008- Low Cost Regulation.

 

London Tobacco Control Conference 2011

Tackling Irregular Access: a seminar on the underage use of cigarette vending machines.

 

Trading Standards Conference 2010

Ben delivered a talk concerning the Digital Economy Act 2010.