Julian Jones
Managing Director
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20+ years of forensic accounting experience
Leader of A&M's European Forensics & Disputes practice
Specializes in complex cross-border investigations across the globe
Focused on leveraging technology in assignments to drive efficiencies and achieve rapid insights
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Julian Jones is a Managing Director and a member of the Executive Committee of Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations, based out of its London office. He brings more than 20 years of accounting experience, with over 18 years of specialist experience in financial investigations and disputes and has served both advisory and expert witness-related roles.

Mr. Jones has worked on investigations throughout the U.K., Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East for lawyers, public and private sector clients, governments and regulators. Mr. Jones brings significant experience in conducting confidential reviews, working either independently or in conjunction with a company's internal counsel. He has also provided expert opinions and given evidence on the assessment of loss, and has investigated allegations of bribery and corruption in connection with procurement managers, lawyers and accountants, bank officers, sports clubs, shipping agents, trustees of pension funds, and managing directors of both quoted and unquoted companies.

Mr. Jones has acted in many high profile cases including; (1) leading A&M’s investigations in connection with the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers and providing evidence in connection with several major High Court disputes related to Lehman Brothers intercompany relationships and the working practices between entities. He also investigated several issues linked to Lehman’s Structured Transactions Group and assisted the team leading the wind down of those structures; (2) analysing multiple pieces of financial information on behalf of a government in order to trace and identify assets (worldwide) of the former rulers of one of the Arab Spring countries; (3) acting for various U.K. regulators in investigating the work of other accountants in several high profile matters; (4) assisting attorneys for Citibank in an action arising from the collapse of Parmalat; (5) working on behalf of financial regulators in analysing various boiler room and ponzi scheme frauds to identify funds flows.

Mr. Jones' experience includes assessment of quantum, loss of profit, due diligence assistance, asset tracing, fraud and financial crime. His work has covered many sectors including retail, residential and commercial building development, shipping, oil and gas, automotive, retail wholesalers and manufacturers, telecoms, financial services and professional services companies. Many of Mr. Jones’ cases have required the efficient handling and reviewing of large volumes of electronic data, using advanced forensic computing and data analytical techniques.

Mr. Jones earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Imperial College in London and trained as a chartered engineer with British Steel Corporation. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.