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 -

Additional Information

Educated at Colfe’s School, run by the Leathersellers’ Livery Company, and then at New College, Oxford (MA) and University College, London, (LLM) Gregory practises at the bar 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 Lincoln’s Inn and Fellow at the Centre of European Law, King’s College, London.  He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.  Gregory is Deputy Chancellor of the Dioceses of Manchester, Exeter and Truro. He is a member of the governing House Council of St. Stephen’s House, Oxford University and a Governor of Goodenough College, London.  Gregory is a former governor of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools and Colfe’s School. Also called to the bars of both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, Gregory practices in both jurisdictions. In 2015 Gregory was appointed by the Irish government to chair an independent review of An Bord Pleanála which reported in February 2016. He is also the author of a number of legal texts. Since 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’ and Butchers’ Companies and joint Patron of the Farringdon Ward Club.  Gregory is also a member of the City Livery Club and a member of the GB Board of Cooperation Ireland.