Katie Jones

Katie Jones

Call: 2021


Katie has a busy defence and prosecution practice. She appears daily in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts in all manner of criminal matters including violence, dishonesty, sex offences, drugs, driving offences and breach of court orders.

Described by instructing solicitors as “a remarkable talent” who achieves “exceptional outcomes”, Katie is a tenacious court advocate and meticulous in her preparation. Opponents have praised her “well-drafted and eloquent” legal arguments and one Resident Judge commented that she would be keeping Katie’s “outstanding” sentencing note on file for the future sentencing of dangerous young offenders.

Client care and compassion are of the utmost importance to Katie. Clients appreciate her “empathy”, “patience” and “very personable manner”.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Katie worked as a researcher in extradition and business crime at Peters & Peters and spent three years at the Law Commission as part of the Criminal Law and Parliamentary Counsel teams.

CPS Panel, Level 1

Notable Cases

R v K (2024) Client stopped whilst driving a car in which the police found 155 grams of cocaine and 124 grams of heroin. Following legal argument as to the admissibility of bad character evidence, the Court acceded to the defence submission of no case to answer and directed ‘not guilty’.