JOSHUA JONES advises and represents clients with respect to the structuring, establishment, regulation and operation of alternative investment funds including hedge funds, private equity funds, credit funds, real estate funds, hybrid funds, and funds of funds. He also advises on corporate, regulatory, and general compliance issues for investment funds and their managers. In addition, Joshua’s ongoing work includes advising major institutional investors in connection with their fund investments, co-investments, and direct transactions.
Joshua was named as an “Associate to Watch” in Chambers UK 2024 for Investment Funds: Private Equity, where he is described as “a legend in the making” and “an excellent lawyer that will one day make an excellent partner. His technical ability is first class, but what makes him stand out is his commercial awareness and practical approach.” Clients from the 2023 edition of Chambers Europe and Chambers UK note, “Joshua is an impressive lawyer who has the makings of a future star.” Sources from the 2022 edition describe him as “a good, responsive lawyer who delivers under tight deadlines” and “is very knowledgeable, nice to deal with, and impressive.”
Prior to joining Sidley, Joshua trained at and qualified as an associate at another U.S. law firm in London where he worked within the financial services team, advising a broad range of private equity and hedge fund managers across a range of asset classes in a variety of jurisdictions. During Joshua’s training, he spent time on secondment to his previous firm’s Dublin office.