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Gwyn Jones Gwyn Jones
Consultant Solicitor

I am a Solicitor with more than forty years of experience in Private Practice, Commerce and Industry, dealing in both contentious and non-contentious matters.

In my role as a conveyancer, I have completed over 5,000 commercial and residential property transactions. I have worked for high profile clients, and as In House Counsel, for example, as European Litigation Manager for Hitachi Data Systems, an IT-based company in Berkshire.

Historically, I come from a farming and construction focussed background, I have worked in Steelworks and in the Docks. I was a student at St Martin’s School of Art and Design in the West End. I then studied law at the College of Law, Guildford. My academic record evidence I obtained distinctions and placed me in one particular year, the top 0.1 % of England and Wales law students.

My law apprenticeship ‘articles’ were principally in Pall Mall, then Chancery Lane WC2. During training, I injuncted to my principal’s alarm, my professional body, the Law Society, and had sole and successful conduct of an All England and Times Law Reports case concerning the interaction of Tort and Contract in relation to a Scottish Client who suffered a below-knee amputation whilst working in Tripoli, Libya for the Libyan National Oil Corporation during the General Gaddafi regime. The barrister on the case was a former head boy at my public school in Taunton, and a former adviser to Margaret Thatcher.

Because of commercial international litigation, I carried out on behalf of  Barclays Bank Plc, they funded, without financial security, by establishing a practice at the age of 28, opposite the BBC studios in Portland Place.

I have bought, sold and /or developed over 100 properties in London and the South East, and my magazine, Voulez Vous with its Highgate N6 Office, sold French Real Estate in cooperation with over fifty agents throughout France. I was once part of a successful defence of a client whose arrest was filmed and featured on News at 10. anchored by Trevor Macdonald. The 5-month trial, having some 18 barristers was led as to my client’s team. by the late Desmond da Silva QC, I have acted for several high profile clients and instructed also Geoffrey Cox QC before he became Attorney General, under Theresa May.

My client profile CV includes personalities from acting, sport and motor racing.

During the last five years, I have been a partner in private practice in Wimbledon, worked as a consultant professional negligence solicitor in the City of London, and at Law Practices in Swindon and Cardiff. My work during this time has included acting in Wimbledon in the £10m Estate of the late Art Critic, Brian Sewell.  in Cardiff, multi-million-pound property portfolio restructuring.

Commercially, I have represented UK clients not only in the UK  overseas. I have maintained and have good relations with my professional contacts who have their own business networks both in Europe and Globally enabling e.g. jurisdictional leapfrogging by group restructuring, to lawfully circumvent trade consequences of the EU Withdrawal Agreement.

Currently, I offer both traditional and modern business law services for Business and  Individuals. In particular,  I provide Fulfilment and/or Management in the following areas :

For Business

  • Business Sales, Mergers and Acquisitions; Trading, Commercial & Contractual Matters,  Commercial Property, Dispute Resolution, Landlord and Tenant, Premises Licensing, Serious Fraud
  • Intellectual Property (Brand Development through Trade Marking and Design), IP Franchising and Licensing, AIM Portfolios for Products and Services 
  • I also have Niche Brand Services for Effective Law Management ‘ELM’ for businesses, which include:
  • ELM ®  Lawsword ® – Recovering what is lawfully yours
  • ELM ® Lawshield ® – Defending what is lawfully yours
  • ELM ® - Businessmax ®  – maximising the value of your business through contract and dispute control auditing, brand development, sales and distribution, language and time optimisation 
  • ELM ®  - Continuum ® for businesses – seamless continuing representation for Key Executives 

For Individuals

  • Declarations of Trust
  • Cohabitation Contracts ‘Cohabs’
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements ‘Prenups’
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills
  • Wills
  • Codicils
  • Probate 

My ELM Services for Individuals include:

  • ELM ® Lawsword ® – Recovering what is lawfully yours
  • ELM ®  Lawshield ®  – Defending what is lawfully yours
  • ELM ® – Propertymax ® – maximising the value of your property portfolio through optimising permitted development, Pre Planning applications ‘Pre-apps’, Planning and Restructuring, including Fractionalising in Prime Location areas
  • ELM ® - Pension2property ® – converting part pension to real estate
  • ELM ® - Property2pension ® – converting the part real estate to pension 
  • ELM ® - Continuum ® for individuals – seamless continuing representation whatever life’s challenges, from age of majority

Other interests

Brands Development – Architecture and Engineering (Rising Sea and River Level Architecture and Planning Strategies to mitigate the consequences of flood plain deluge following the Melt of Thwaites Glacier and other Glaciers) Business ( 24/7 Lawplanet ®  and Talkplanet ® platforms to enable the UK Economy to maximise its global position. PPC ‘Personal Protective Clothing’ (Filtered Air Breathing Headwear for Everyone, to reduce, exponentially, the R level for VTD Vira Transmitted Disease). 

Practice areas

Commercial PropertyPrivate Client

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