Greg Herold-Howes


Greg is an Advocate and English Solicitor (currently non-practising) and an experienced civil, criminal
and commercial lawyer, specialising in dispute resolution.

Greg has developed a broad civil and criminal practice, dealing with matters coming before all of
Jersey’s courts. He has built a reputation as a robust litigator who offers practical solutions to his
clients on the best means for resolving their disputes, whether that be in court or through
alternative dispute resolution.

He has a thorough understanding of criminal law and procedure. His background includes
representing clients in all manner of criminal defence cases; from minor road traffic offences to
attempted murder, large-scale drug importation and fraud. He has also worked on cases challenging
administrative decisions through judicial review.

His civil and commercial practice includes advising on construction matters, contentious probate,
personal and professional negligence actions, trust disputes and insolvency, acting for both plaintiffs
and defendants. He has worked on a number of high value and significant cases for both institutional
clients and high net worth individuals.

Greg has a particular interest in planning matters, having successfully represented an appellant in a
decade long dispute involving multiple third-party planning appeals and subsequent tribunal
proceedings. He has a detailed knowledge of the policies of the Island Plan and can advise in respect
of proposed development or following a planning decision.
Greg was called to the Jersey Bar in December 2022 – during the course of his studies he was
awarded the Law Society’s prize for the highest mark in the ‘Law of Security Interests & Bankruptcy’

Outside of work, Greg is a keen runner, cyclist and paddleboarder. As a former captain of a local
rugby team, he remains passionate about the game, though nowadays more often from the safety of
the touchline!