Gregory Jones QC (Alderman)

Contact information

Home address: 
Members' Room
PO Box 270
Guildhall
London
EC2P 2EJ

Email:  gregory.jones@cityoflondon.gov.uk

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 21/03/2013 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Educated at Colfe’s School, owned by the Leathersellers’ Livery Company, and then at New College, Oxford (MA) and University College, London (LLM), Gregory practises at the bar in chambers within his ward at Francis Taylor Building, Temple.  His expertise includes town & country planning, Parliamentary, environmental, EU, compulsory purchase, administrative and local government law.   Gregory is a Bencher of both Lincoln’s Inn and of Inner Temple. An associate tenant of KBW Chamber in Leeds, Gregory also practices from the Bar Library in Belfast, Northern Ireland and from the Law Library in Dublin, Ireland. He is the author of a number of leading legal text books and articles. Gregory is a Deputy Chancellor of the Dioceses of Manchester, Exeter and Truro. He is a Fellow of the Centre of European Law, King’s College, London and also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Gregory  is a member of the governing House Council of St. Stephen’s House, Oxford University and an Advisory Governor of Goodenough College, London.  Gregory is a former school governor both of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools and of Colfe’s School.  In 2015 Gregory was appointed by the Irish government to chair an independent review of An Bord Pleanála which reported in February 2016. In 2020 Gregory was appointed to the Court of the Honourable the Irish Society. Since his election as a Common Councillor in 2012 and subsequently as an Alderman from 2016, Gregory has sought to enhance the historic ties between the City and London Irish Rugby Club. Gregory is a Liveryman of both the Leathersellers’ (where he is currently Third Warden) and the Butchers’ Companies.  Gregory is joint Patron of the Farringdon Ward Club.  He is also a member of the City Livery Club and a member of the GB Board of Cooperation Ireland. He is a non executive director of a solar energy company.