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Jordan practises internationally both as a specialist sole-practitioner and in conjunction with other lawyers. He has, over his career, advised and/or acted for, or against, numerous international organizations and staff associations on the one hand, and individuals and bodies corporate on the other, in negotiations, settlements, and before international administrative and arbitral tribunals around the world. These international organizations and tribunals include:

  • Asian Development Bank (in the Administrative Tribunal)

  • African Development Bank

  • Commonwealth Secretariat (acted as standing counsel to the Secretariat before its Arbitral Tribunal and Appeals Board)

  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (before the Grievance Committee and Administrative Tribunal)

  • European Investment Bank

  • European Patent Office (before the ILOAT)

  • European Space Agency

  • International Criminal Court (before the ILOAT)

  • International Fund For Agricultural Development

  • International Maritime Organization

  • International Monetary Fund

  • King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization

  • OPEC Fund for International Development

  • Pan American Health Organization

  • International Labor Organization Administrative Tribunal

  • United Nations

  • United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

  • The World Bank

Previously, Jordan spent six years at another specialist international chambers. Before that, he 'cut his teeth' prosecuting and defending in the criminal courts of London, dealing with extradition cases, and as an advocate in prison law matters. He has also taken part in numerous domestic and international investigations into bribery, fraud and corruption, and he has been instructed by, amongst others, the Serious Fraud Office, HM Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence.

Jordan is a barrister of England and Wales and was Called to the Bar by Lincoln's Inn in 2008. He is Direct Access Accredited and Qualified to Conduct Litigation.

He was educated at:

  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE): BA (Hons)

  • University of Cambridge (Pembroke College): MPhil

  • City University: Graduate Diploma in Law

  • Inns of Court School of Law: Bar Vocational Course

Fees, availability and timescales

All professional and lay clients are very welcome to contact Jordan for a quotation for legal services and work is undertaken on hourly rates or for a fixed fee.

Timescales for undertaking work may be affected by a number of factors, including, but not limited to:

  • the availability of the lawyer;

  • the availability of the client or relevant third parties;

  • the complexity of the case;

  • the amount of papers that need to be reviewed;

  • the need for additional information or documents;

  • the approach taken by the other side;

  • third parties intervening in the case; and

  • Court waiting times.

Public Access Guidance for Lay Clients may be found on the Bar Standards Board website.

The fees applicable depend on the nature of the case, the work involved and the basis on which the work is carried out. Time estimates and agreed schedules of work can be discussed so that costs can be managed. Work is generally billed monthly and invoices are payable on receipt.

Pleadings in International Administrative Law are bound by tight and strict deadlines and often need to be filed within 90 days of exhaustion of any internal appeals process (timescales for which may be as little as 14 days). Achieving a final decision can take some years and this does not include possible appeals, which may take longer.

Complaints

Complaints should be addressed, in the first instance, to Jordan Howells.

If you are unhappy with the final response to a complaint or if your complaint has not been dealt with within eight weeks, you may complaint to the Legal Ombudsman.

You may contact the Legal Ombudsman at:

Legal Ombudsman

PO Box 6806

Wolverhampton

WV1 9WJ

Telephone: 0300 555 0333

Email: enquiries@legalombudsman.org.uk

More information about the Legal Ombudsman is available on their website: http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk

If you do wish to complain, you must complain to the Legal Ombudsman either within six years of your barrister's actions/failure to act, or no later than three years after you should reasonably have known there were grounds to complain. You must also complaint to the Legal Ombudsman within six months of receiving your barrister's final response to your complaint.

The website of the Legal Ombudsman provides data on providers which received a decision within the last 12 months and is available here:

http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/raising-standards/data-and-decisions/#ombudsman- decision-data

In each case, the data shows whether the provider was required to give the consumer a remedy.

The Bar Standards Board’s Barristers’ Register shows (1) who has a current practising certificate, and (2) whether a barrister has any disciplinary findings, which are published on the Barristers’ Register in accordance with the BSB's policy. The Register is available here:

https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/regulatory-requirements/the-barristers’-register/

 

 

 

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We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

 

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