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Name: Gerallt Jones
Firm Name: Hugh James
Country: Wales
Expertise: Insolvency & Restructuring Law

Telephone: 029 2022 4871
Fax: 029 2038 8222
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Gerallt Jones is a Partner and head of the Corporate/Commercial team at Hugh James. Since joining Hugh James in 2005, Gerallt has led the transformation of the corporate department into a leading market player, advising clients including the Welsh Government/Finance Wales, RBS and the Welsh Rugby Union. He now leads a thriving practice that has attracted high calibre local, national and international clients and has recruited quality lawyers from the City and rival local firms. Gerallt is a native Welsh speaker and is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong as well as England and Wales. Gerallt is also a trustee of the Cardiff Museum Development Trust.


“Hugh James did an excellent job on this important investment for us as a group. Gerallt and his team worked tirelessly, providing guidance of the highest calibre to ensure the deal completed within a tight timescale.” ~ Sanjeev Gupta, Simec

“The Hugh James team has an excellent track record of working with creative industry companies and this undoubtedly helped us navigate through what could at times seem a daunting process. Their combination of a real ‘can do’ attitude and a practical, commercial approach is refreshing – and greatly appreciated.” ~ Andy Muggleton, Managing Partner at Mongoose

“Head of department Gerallt Jones handles a series of sophisticated M&A deals for clients both in Wales and abroad. Clients are impressed by his pragmatism: “He comes up with solutions rather than making legal points.” ~ Chambers UK, 2017

“Headed by the ‘excellent and practical’ Gerallt Jones, Hugh James’ six-partner team has significant traction both locally as well as outside of Wales.” ~ Legal 500, 2016

“Gerallt Jones has “a range of experience that is rare in a local market” and “honest opinions and quick, clear-cut advice.” ~ Chambers UK, 2016

“Gerallt Jones heads the corporate department and provides wide-ranging corporate advice to clients such as the Welsh Rugby Union and RBS. Clients describe him as “thoughtful and shrewd, with a very good eye for detail.” ~ Chambers UK, 2014

“Gerallt Jones garners praise for bringing “genuine city and international experience to bear on his work – he also has a great eye for detail when required.”~ Chambers UK, 2013

“This turned out to be a surprisingly complicated and elongated process and the advice and assistance provided by Hugh James to myself and the management team proved to be invaluable.” ~ Keith Brooks, Vista Retail Support

“I’m delighted with the way Gerallt and Sarah dealt with this transaction – they pulled out all the stops to ensure that the deal happened smoothly and in double-quick time. Hugh James really is a class act.” ~ Ian Ryley, Pinnacle

“This was a complex and multi-faceted transaction, which will deliver strong benefits for us going forward. I was able to turn to Hugh James to undertake this work, safe in the knowledge that our long-standing relationship would enable Gerallt Jones and his team to get up to speed quickly and to work with us to solve the various issues faced.” ~ Rhodri Lewis, Head of Legal Affairs, WRU

Firm Overview:

At Hugh James we’re proud to say that we do things differently. We may be a top 100 UK law firm, but we’ve kept a personal, down-to-earth approach that’s based on finding the right solutions for our clients.

We provide expert legal advice to businesses and individuals, offering specialist guidance for property and construction, public and third sector organisations, and banks and financial institutions. Our personal injury team has earned a reputation for winning major cases and our IFA team offers help and advice to meet our clients’ financial goals.

Our clients trust in the friendly approach we’ve established, listening to what they want, understanding their requirements and providing clear, practical advice in a concise way. If there’s any way that we can add value to the services and advice we offer, then we always will.

That’s how we’ve built strong and lasting relationships with our clients, working collaboratively to provide comprehensive, innovative advice. We have also developed a unique approach to pricing that puts transparency and choice first, and gives our clients peace of mind.