Dominic’s practice encompasses a broad range of civil work, particularly focusing on personal injury. He regularly represents both Claimants and Defendants in fast track trials, CCMCs, small claims hearings and applications. His multi-track practice includes court appearances, advisory work and drafting.
Dominic has a great deal of experience in cases arising from road traffic accidents, including those involving credit hire is where fraud/low velocity impact is alleged. He also undertakes cases involving employer’s liability and occupier’s liability.
In addition to his personal injury practice, Dominic is regularly instructed in a variety of civil cases, such as those involving contractual disputes, nuisance/trespass and neighbour/boundary disputes. Dominic has experience of inquests, acting for both the deceased’s family and other interested parties.
Dominic represents clients during mediations, particularly contract and boundary disputes.
He is happy to respond to informal requests for advice.
De Jesus-Cracknell v Young  – A quantum only multi-track case where Dominic achieved a significant reduction in the damages awarded to a claimant (including loss of future earnings and a Smith v Manchester award), who was a serving police officer.
Zaman v Mumtaz  – Dominic was successful in dismissing a claim despite the claimant having an independent witness in court.
2001-2004 – LLB (Hons) Leeds Metropolitan University, Upper Second Class
2005-2006 – Bar Vocational Course, University of Northumbria, Competent
Dominic Jones is recommended in the Legal 500 2022 and 2023 as a leading junior in Personal Injury on the Wales and Chester Circuit:
“He is always very well-prepared. Perhaps his barrister’s best quality, however, is the very realistic approach that he takes to matters. There is a great deal to be said for applying common sense while still representing a client’s best interests.” (Legal 500, 2022 ranked Tier 3)
‘He is thorough and has an ability to pick up issues very well, and advise and advocate in a manner which is not aggressive but effective.’ (Legal 500, 2023 ranked Tier 3)