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Madeleine Jones - South Square

Madeleine Jones

Madeleine Jones
Barrister, South Square

Madeleine’s practice includes all forms of domestic and cross-border insolvency, company law, commercial litigation and banking and financial services work.

In addition to undertaking drafting and advisory work in all of chambers’ core areas, Madeleine frequently appears unled in the High Court and County Court.

She has experience of a broad range of applications relating to bankruptcies, liquidations, administrations and individual and company voluntary arrangements.  Recent cases include Discovery (Northampton) Ltd v Debenhams Retail Limited [2019] EWHC 2441 (Ch) (the Debenhams CVA challenge; acting for the Company led by Tom Smith QC and Richard Fisher QC) and Re Carluccio’s Limited [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch) (directions application by the Carluccio’s administrators on the treatment of the Governent Job Retention Scheme in administration; led by Felicity Toube QC).  She has also advised on insolvency law questions arising in other common law jurisdictions, including various Caribbean jurisdictions, the Dubai International Financial Centre, Hong Kong and Jersey.

In company law, Madeleine has experience of questions relating to directors’ duties, shareholder disputes and unfair prejudice petitions as well as various other applications under the Companies Act 2006.

She also undertakes commercial work without an insolvency element and has appeared in summary judgment and strike out applications, interim injunction applications (including freezing orders) and small claims trials.

Madeleine has experience acting for and advising companies, creditors and office-holders in insolvency proceedings.  

09 March 2021

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