Jon Harley

Year of call:

2005

Education:

2003 - LJM University, Liverpool

2005 - University of Northumbria, BCV - Very Competent

Career:

2010 - Solicitor at Clark Willis, Darlington

2010-2015 - Solicitor and Higher Rights Advocate, Clark Willis

2015 - Tenant at old Court Chambers, Middlesbrough

2016-2019 - Associate Lecturer in Law, Open University

2020 - Old Court Chambers merged with PSQB

Appointments:

2020 - Member of the FA National Serious Case Panel

Memberships:

2015 - present - North Eastern Circuit

2015 - Present - Criminal Bar Association

Jon is an experienced criminal practitioner who prosecutes and defends cases across the criminal spectrum, from homicide and serious sexual offences to large-scale drugs conspiracies and high-value fraud. He is a CPS Grade 3 prosecutor.

Jon also has a wealth of experience in the Courts Martial, having represented service men and women from all branches of the armed forces, both in the UK and abroad, since 2010.

Contact Jon’s clerks

Dan Foulger on 01642 232523

Claire Gibson on 01642 232523

Angela Porritt on 01642 232523

Emma Gibson on 01642 232523

Since 2016 Jon has appeared regularly in the Family Courts across the North East, representing parents, Guardians and Local Authorities in public and private law cases involving domestic violence, sexual abuse and serious neglect.

Contact Jon’s clerks

Dan Foulger on 01642 232523

Claire Gibson on 01642 232523

Angela Porritt on 01642 232523

Emma Gibson on 01642 232523

Jon has experience in a wide range of regulatory matters. He represents Local Authorities in both the magistrates’ and Crown Courts and has prosecuted and defended in cases brought by the Health and Safety Executive and HMRC. Jon also has experience in taxi licensing and firearm appeals.

Contact Jon’s clerks

Dan Foulger on 01642 232523

Claire Gibson on 01642 232523

Angela Porritt on 01642 232523

Emma Gibson on 01642 232523