Tim completed pupillage with chambers successfully in September 2017. He has undertaken work defending and prosecuting in both the Magistrates and Crown Courts, with experience across a range of matters including road traffic offences, assaults, knife-related offences, possession and supply of drugs, criminal damage and cases involving domestic violence, including those dealing with vulnerable defendants and witnesses.
He has undertaken drafting work for the Government Legal Department on Immigration matters and he is currently part of the Metropolitan Police counsel team on the Undercover Policing Inquiry chaired by Sir John Mitting. He has also handled confiscation matters following conviction in Proceeds Of Crime Act (POCA)-related proceedings.
Prior to commencing pupillage Tim worked as a county court advocate for LPC Law Ltd, representing clients in a variety of civil matters on the Midlands circuit. He thereafter worked as a paralegal for Corker Binning and then Fulcrum Chambers in London, in both cases assisting with the preparation of complex bribery, corruption and fraud-related matters for court.
From January to April 2015 he was an intern at the Capital Appeals Project, a legal non-profit based in New Orleans where he assisted with the most complex and contentious criminal appeals, as well as campaigning more generally for the abolition of the death penalty in Louisiana.
Tim has completed the ICCA `Advocacy and the Vulnerable` training course and is security vetted to `SC` level`.
BPTC, City Law School
GDL, University of Birmingham, Commendation
BA(Hons) English Language and Literature, St. Johns’ College, Oxford, 1st
Criminal Bar Association
Young Fraud Lawyers Association
Grade 2 CPS Advocate
Junior Immigration Advisory Scheme
Internship Award (Gray’s Inn)
Prince of Wales and Residential Scholarship (Gray’s Inn)
CPA Scholarship (Gray’s Inn)
Distinction (St. John’s College)