Michael Jones, Lord Jones
|Senator of the College of Justice|
|Nominated by||Alex Salmond
As First Minister
|Appointed by||Elizabeth II|
|Born||Michael Scott Jones
|Died||13 March 2016(aged 67–68)|
|Website||Judiciary of Scotland|
Jones was called to the bar in Scotland in 1977 and in England and Wales in 1987. He was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1989. He served as standing counsel to the Scottish Department of Trade and as an Advocate Depute. From 2008 he was Senior Partner for the law firm Simpson & Marwick and head of its Dispute Resolution Department and its Advocacy Unit.
In 1997, Jones was appointed part-time Chairman of the Police Appeals Tribunal and became an Ordinary Judge of Appeal in Jersey and in Guernsey in 2005. On 1 June 2012, it was announced he had been appointed a Senator of the College of Justice, and he took up the post on 11 July 2012. Jones was the Honorary President of the mooting society at the University of Dundee School of Law.
- Davidson, Jack (7 April 2016). "Obituary: Lord Michael Jones, judge". The Scotsman. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
- "The Hon Lord Jones (Michael Jones)". Judiciary of Scotland. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
- "Appointment of Lord President and Senators" (Press release). Scottish Government. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
- Roll of the Court of Session for 5 July 2012.
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