Admitted as a Solicitor:  1975


Tel: 0344 880 8000

Email: tim.sylvester-jones@djblaw.co.uk

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Commercial Property
Development / Regeneration
Environment Law
Landlord and Tenant
Planning Law
Public Law

Public Procurement / State Aid


Tim Sylvester Jones is a founding member of DJB and previously worked in-house at the Treasury Solicitors Department.  A commercial property specialist, with particular expertise in clawback and issues pertaining to the Crown, Tim has advised in relation to some of the most significant properties in the country.  His role as leading legal adviser for many years to The Royal Parks has led to his involvement on a range of substantial projects including significant PPP developments, the licensing of The Parks for commercial developments and events in The Parks.  Tim led the team acting for The Royal Parks on the hosting of events for the 2012 Games.  He also dealt with the first registration of 10 Downing Street and other Whitehall properties on behalf of the Cabinet Office.



Matters Surrounding the 2012 Olympics

Leading a team acting for the Royal Parks on matters relating to the hosting of over 40 Olympic and Paralympic events on Royal Parks Land, including the Beach Volleyball on the Horse Guards Parade, the Equestrian Events in Greenwich Park, the Triathlon and Marathon Swimming in Hyde Park and the use of the Mall in St James’s Park as the start and finish point of several of the road events.


Review of the MoD's Standard Clawback Clause

Reviewing and updating the Ministry of Defence’s standard Clawback clause, substantially rewriting and restructuring the clause in order to take into account changes in practice and legislation. The revised clause continues to be used in all disposal contracts relating to the MoD’s sites across the country.


Infrastructure Improvements at Plymouth City Airport

Leading a team of 4 senior DJB lawyers on a highly complex CPO project on behalf of Plymouth City Council concerning infrastructure improvements in and around Plymouth City Airport. 






"I have worked with Tim for 10 years and his advice and counsel are exemplary."    

Director, The Royal Parks

"Tim Sylvester-Jones is a key figure."  

Legal 500 2019 


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