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For advice or representation at your hearing

Contact Ian Jones (email preferred):


Tel:  07771 961 962    Fax:  0116 312 0180

Advice can be provided urgently if required, but please note that Ian Jones does not provide a free legal advice service and will require a signed contract before undertaking any direct access work.

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Regulatory Information & Terms of Business

Ian Jones is a self-employed sole practitioner, registered in his own name and regulated by the Bar Standards Board of England and Wales.  As a barrister, Ian Jones is subject to the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England & Wales, available here.  Holbrook Chambers is the professional office of Ian Jones and has no separate legal status.  


Ian Jones has professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Limited, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST, with worldwide coverage, subject to the terms of cover of the Bar Mutual, which may be accessed here.


Any complaint should in the first instance be made to Ian Jones in writing at the above address.  If the complaint cannot be resolved satisfactorily, Ian Jones is subject to a non-judicial dispute resolution procedure, details of which may be accessed at  www.legalombudsman.org.uk .


The terms and conditions on which services are provided depend on whether the service is provided through a solicitor or directly to the public under the direct access scheme. For solicitor cases, revised standard terms of contract apply, available to download here.  For direct access work, Ian Jones’ model terms of business are available here, with further guidance at Annex F2 of the Bar Code of Conduct.  Work for which a fixed fee is not agreed in advance or prescribed by law/regulation will be charged at an hourly rate of £275 per hour unless otherwise agreed. Travel charges will be based on a combination of mileage and time spent travelling.


Details of fixed fee legal services provided by Ian Jones can be found at the following websites:






Regulatory information:


Ian Jones, MA (Oxon.), Barrister

Holbrook Chambers

PO Box 9327


LE21 3EL


Tel:     07771 961 962

Fax:    0116 312 0180


Email: legal@direct-barrister.com