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Maria Jones

Position

Counsel

Biography

Practice areas: Corporate Law, General Commercial Law, International Business Transactions, Trusts and Probate

Maria is a dual-qualified bilingual lawyer with over 20 years of legal experience. Maria has worked in private practice and in-house in London for a number of international law firms and a major international financial institution. During the past 10 years of her career, she has developed in-depth expertise in private client work and set up her own private client consulting firm.

Her private wealth practice involves assisting on complex probate matters including the UK and foreign domiciliary estates, trusts, drafting UK Wills and lasting powers of attorney, charity law.

Maria has advised clients in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, metals and mining, real estate, banking, telecommunications, agricultural business and transport, design and architecture, and high tech. She knows and understands the challenges of setting up and developing a new business, as well as the operational side of various business ventures. She is assisting a number of start-ups not only in her capacity as a legal adviser but also as a business development consultant.

Maria has been repeatedly recommended for the last 4 years as a leading lawyer working in private client practice by Citywealth Leaders List. She is a regular speaker at Private Wealth and Private Investor conferences and round-table seminars organised by Campden Wealth and Adam Smith Conferences.

Maria is also a consultant of RS Legal Strategy Ltd which is a Queen's Counsel-led business crime, fraud and legal strategy firm in London. Her most recent experience included assisting RS Legal team on Unexplained Wealth Order related matters.

Maria is a graduate of the BBP Law School and holds a Master's Degree in International Finance Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Maria can be contacted at maria@LSLegaLUK.com