Rupert Jones

Year of Call: 2000
Email Address: rupert.jones@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Public and Regulatory

Rupert is highly experienced in public and regulatory law including national security.  He regularly advises and appears in appeals to the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) and to the High Court regarding Control Orders under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 and Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures under the 2011 Act.

In addition to his three niche practice areas he has experience in a range of civil law including Director Disqualification, Company matters and Insolvency.

Reported Cases:

His reported cases in each area include:

Public Law and Asset Recovery

  • The Superintendent of Prisons & Anor v Hamilton (Anguilla) [2016] UKPC 23 (27 July 2016)
  • Brandon Barnes v (1) Eastenders (2) CPS [2014] UKSC 26 [2014] 2 WLR 1269, [2014] 3 All ER 1
  • Pershad, R. v [2014] EWCA Crim 692 (10 April 2014) – commended by the Lord Chief Justice at para 58 of the judgment
  • Oxana Zubakova v Serious Organised Crime Agency / National Crime Agency – Central Criminal Court - national media reporting 3-10 January 2014
  • Lees & Ors v Solihull Magistrates Court & Anor [2013] EWHC 3779 (Admin) (05 December 2013)  [2014] Lloyd's Rep FC 233
  • Robert John Minshall v (1) Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2) Revenue & Customs Prosecutions Office (2013) [2013] EWHC 4431 (Ch)
  • R (on the application of Mohammed) v Birmingham Magistrates' Court (2013) DC (Aikens LJ, Mitting J) [2013] EWHC 4510 (Admin)
  • Crown Prosecution Service v (1) Eastenders Group (2) Brandon Barnes [2012] EWCA Crim 2436; [2013] 2 All ER 437: [2013] 1 Cr App R 24
  • R (on the application of Horne and Others) v Central Criminal Court & (1) CPS (2) HMRC [2012] EWHC 1350 (Admin); [2012] 1 WLR 3152
  • Minshall v. The United Kingdom - 7350/06 (2012) 55 EHRR 3, [2011] ECHR 2243
  • AA and SA v R; [2010] EWCA Crim 2805; [2011] Lloyd's Rep FC 71
  • Bassaid v Munir [2010] EWCA Civ 1235
  • Larkfield Limited v Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office; Court of Appeal Civil Division; [2010] EWCA Civ 521 [12/5/10] (2010) 3 All ER 1173 : (2010) STC 1506
  • Stephen Lamb v Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office; Court of Appeal Civil Division; [2010] EWCA Civ 285; [2010] Lloyd's Rep FC 405 [18/03/10] (2010) STC 1190
  • R (On The Application Of The Director Of Revenue & Customs Prosecutions) v Birmingham Magistrates' Court & Raymond Woolley (Interested Party)[2010] EWHC (Admin) 12; [2010] Lloyd's Rep FC 286 [15/01/10]
  • Re M Sub Nom Revenue & Customs Commissioners v Raymond George May (2009) [2009] EWHC 2163 (Admin)
  • Robert Minshall v Marylebone Magistrates' Court & Revenue & Customs Prosecutions Office (2008) (2009) 2 All ER 806; [2010] 1 WLR 590
  • Stodgell v Stodgell 
[2008] EWHC 1925 (Admin), [2008] Fam Law 1084, (2009) 2 FLR 218
  • Marion Gibson v Revenue & Customs Prosecution Office (2008) (2009) 2 WLR 471 : (2008) 2 FLR 1672 : (2008) NPC 63 : (2009) QB 348 : Times, July 14, 2008
  • Paul Hansford v Southampton Magistrates' Court & Revenue & Customs (Interested Party) (2008) (2008) 4 All ER 432 : Times, March 19, 2008
  • Telli v Revenue & Customs Prosecutions Office (2007) (2008) 3 All ER 405 : (2008) 2 Cr App R (S) 48 : (2008) Crim LR 400
  • Togher v RCPO and Doran 
[2007] EWCA Civ 686; [2007] UKHRR 1079, [2008] 2 WLR 82, [2008] QB 476
  • Solomons, Solomons and RCPO [2007] EWHC 1362 (Fam)
  • Capewell v HMRC (2007) 1 WLR 386 (HL); [2007] 2 All ER 370, [2007] UKHL 2

National Security

  • Al Jedda v SSHD SIAC UKSIAC [2014] 66/2008 18 July 2014
  • BF v SSHD [2013] EWHC 2329 (Admin)
  • CF v SSHD [2013] EWHC 843 (Admin)
  • S1, T1, U1 & V1 (Refusal of entry - Dismissed) [2012] UKSIAC 106/2011_2 (21 December 2012)
  • SSHD v BF [2012] EWHC 1718 (Admin) 25 June 2012
  • CE v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 3159 (Admin) 21 December 2011
  • Secretary of State for the Home Department v BF [2011] EWHC 1878 (Admin) (18 July 2011)
  • BG v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] EWHC 1478 (Admin) (13 June 2011); [2011] 1 WLR 2917
  • BH v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2009] EWHC 2938 (Admin)
  • Secretary of State for the Home Department v AU (2009) EWHC 49 (Admin)

Indirect Tax

  • JDP Partners v The Director of Border Revenue [2014] UKFTT 870 (TC) (03 September 2014)
  • Director of Border Revenue v Altion Ltd ( Wojicech Filipek / Eston GmbH); Filipek & Anor v
  • The Home Office [2014] UKFTT 574 (TC) (06 June 2014)
  • Clear Plc v Director Of Border Revenue [2014] UKUT B5 (TCC) (10 April 2014)
  • Euro Direct Wholesale Ltd v director of Border Revenue [2014] UKFTT 180 (TC) (10 February 2014)
  • Putri Projosujadi v Director of Border Revenue [2014] UKFTT 80 (TC) (13 January 2014)
  • Else Refining and Recycling v HMRC [2014] UKUT 8 (TCC) (10 January 2014) [2014] STC 1401: [2014] BVC 503 : [2014] STI 437
  • Hedley's Humpers Ltd v Revenue & Customs [2013] UKFTT 684 (TC) (19 November 2013)
  • Stern v UKBA [2013] EWHC 553 (Admin)
  • R (on the application of UKBA) v Portsmouth Crown Court [2011] EWHC 3517 (Admin)
  • OK Trans Ltd v Revenue & Customs [2010] UKFTT 223 (TC) (18 May 2010)
  • Hunova-Trans KFT v Revenue & Customs [2010] UKFTT 153 (TC) (08 April 2010)
  • VDS UK Ltd v Revenue & Customs [2010] UKFTT 145 (TC) (01 April 2010)
  • Aidinas Ivanavicius v Revenue & Customs [2010] UKFTT 83 (TC) (05 February 2010)
  • Next Generation International Limited v The Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue &
  • Customs; [2010] UKFTT 46 (TC); TC 00359 [28/01/2010]

Recommendations

 

'Rupert Jones handles all aspects of the law of restraint, receivership, confiscation and civil recovery. He has experience of acting for a range of clients, including third parties, companies, liquidators and administrators.
Expertise: "He's in a league of his own. He's very good at receivership and restraint, and he's never out of court." "His advocacy and written submissions are extremely good."'

Chambers UK 2015/POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture - All Circuits

 

'Rupert Jones of 3PB Barristers focuses mostly on the civil aspects of POCA and asset forfeiture work, and frequently handles high-profile civil recovery cases.
Expertise: “He’s heavily specialised and really knows his stuff.”
'

Chambers UK 2014/POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture - All Circuits – Band 1

Rupert is recommended by the Legal 500 2013/2014 as a leading junior counsel to the Crown (B Panel).

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Academic qualifications

  • MA (Oxon) in Experimental Psychology

Professional qualifications & appointments

  • Attorney General of Anguilla (2014 to 2016)
  • Fee Paid Judge of the First-Tier Tax Tribunal (Appointed 2015)
  • Co-Author and Co-Editor of Millington and Sutherland Williams on the Proceeds of Crime (4th edition Oxford University Press, Oct 2013 – 5th edition due for publication in December 2017)
  • Attorney General’s Panel of Civil Counsel B panel (March 2012)
  • Developed vetted
  • Counsel to the Serious Fraud Office (Proceeds of Crime A panel - 2013)
  • Registered Pupil Supervisor
  • Legal Assessor for the Nursing and Midwifery Council 2013 to present.

Professional bodies

  • Amicus Charity – Assisting Lawyers for Justice on Death Row
  • Bar Pro Bono Uni
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers' Association

Direct Access

Rupert Jones is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.

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