Sam Jones

Sam Jones

Sam is a specialist criminal barrister who practises out of Guildhall Chambers in Bristol. He was recently ranked in Chambers UK 2016 as a ‘leading junior’ on the Western Circuit. He prosecutes and defends in a wide variety of the most serious of criminal cases.

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The aged accused

Is it ever too late to prosecute historic allegations? Richard Jory QC and Sam Jones consider whether it’s time for a rethink

On 14 June 2016, the resident judge at Exeter Crown Court stayed all further proceedings against M, at 97 years old the oldest defendant so far to have stood trial in a Crown Court in England and Wales. 

24 October 2016
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