Euros heads up Weightmans' business crime unit.
An experienced regulatory and criminal lawyer, Euros advises corporates and senior individuals on corporate crime issues. He represents clients in investigations and prosecutions brought by enforcement bodies including the Serious Fraud Office, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Financial Conduct Authority, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and the Information Commissioner’s Office.
His team undertakes sensitive work and is currently engaged in representing companies and individuals in a number of fraud and corruption investigations in the construction, defence, energy, insurance, legal, public and retail sectors.
In addition to specialising on defending complex fraud, corruption and money laundering investigations, Euros also advises on dealing with dawn raids, search warrants, production orders, other disclosure requests, and on the extent of legal professional privilege.
Euros also advises corporates on internal investigations focussing in particular on alleged breaches of the Fraud Act 2006, Bribery Act 2010, Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Data Protection Act 1998 and Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
He also advises corporates on compliance with corporate crime legislation, including the implementation of preventative measures, with a particular focus on fraud, anti-corruption, money laundering and data protection.
Another aspect of the practice involves investigating and commencing private prosecutions, having successfully assisted in bringing prosecutions against corporates and individuals on behalf of prosecuting authorities, corporates and insurers.
Euros is a member of the Law Society’s Anti Money Laundering Directory of Experts, providing AML advice to the legal profession. He is also the author of the money laundering chapter in “The Solicitors’ Handbook” [the Law Society: Hopper and Treverton-Jones].
Euros speaks regularly on corporate crime and regulatory topics and is a frequent contributor in the legal press.
He is also a committee member of the Fraud Lawyers Association.
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Euros Jones offers 'straightforward advice' and has 'a great deal of experience in the area', and has recently advised on a number of investigations and prosecutions brought by the SFO, the FCA and the CPS. Legal 500 2017