Connor Jones

Call: 2021

Connor Jones joined Hailsham as a member of Chambers in June 2023 upon successful completion of his third-six. He accepts instructions across all of Chambers’ practice areas both as sole and junior counsel.

During his pupillage and third-six, Connor produced work in the fields of medical law, professional liability  and costs, as well as in a variety of shipping, aviation, and commercial contexts. Examples include:

  • Settling pleadings, and advices in cases of commercial fraud.
  • Settling pleadings, arbitration submissions, and advices in a wide variety of cargo claims.
  • Drafting advices on a range of jurisdictional issues, including arbitration clauses and those arising under Rome II.
  • Settling pleadings, arbitration submissions, and advices in safe port, off-hire, and other disputes arising from voyage, time, and demise charterparties.
  • Settling pleadings for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of clinical negligence and FAA claims, including those with an international element.
  • Advising on both quantum and merit in clinical negligence and personal injury disputes.
  • Advising on a wide range of insurance disputes including those relating to run-off cover, aggregation, and the liability under the 1976 Limitation Convention.
  • Settling pleadings, and advices in a range of professional negligence disputes.
  • Drafting advices in respect of costs disputes, including disputes concerning litigation funding arrangements and CFAs.

Connor regularly appears in the County Courts in interlocutory applications, approval hearings, and trials. He has extensive experience of credit hire disputes.

Connor has also settled pleadings and represented defendants in subject access disputes under the UK GDPR.

  • The University of Exeter, LLB Law (2:1)
  • The University of Exeter, PGCert Law (Marine and General Insurance Law) (Distinction)
  • BPP University, BPTC (VC)


  • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Exhibition Award
  • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Elfreda Edwards Scholarship

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