Jon Griffiths


Telephone: +1 401 207 2917 

College: College of Social Sciences and International Studies
Research Centre/Unit: Exeter Centre for International Law

Jon Griffiths is currently a visiting research fellow at the Stockton Center for International Law at the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

Jon graduated in 2001 and completed his professional legal training at Cardiff University, Centre for Professional Legal Studies.  He was admitted as a solicitor (England and Wales) in 2004 and practiced criminal litigation before accepting a commission into the Army Legal Services in 2007.

As an operational legal adviser, Jon has supported operations and training activity by UK military forces around the world, including their contribution to the London 2012 Olympic Games.  Following his attendance at Staff College, between 2014 and 2018 he was a specialist legal adviser within the directorate of the UK Ministry of Defence responsible for global response and crisis management operations.