Gregory Jones KC (Alderman)

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PO Box 270


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Term of Office

  • 07/12/2022 -

Appointments to outside bodies

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Gregory was educated at Colfe’s School, linked with the Leathersellers’ Livery Company, and then at New College, Oxford (MA) and University College, London (LLM), He practises at the bar in chambers within his ward at Francis Taylor Building, Temple. His expertise includes town & country planning, Parliamentary, environmental, ESG, 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 Chambers 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 the Chancellor of the Dioceses of Manchester.. 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 Distinguished Visiting Fellow of St. Stephen’s House, Oxford University and a Law Fellow 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 has been Third Warden) and the Butchers’ Livery 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 founder and director of a solar and renewable energy company and is on the advisory board of the Lysis Group.  Gregory is also the City of London liaison member with the Abe Bailey Bursar Programme  (of South Africa).