Tim has a busy criminal practice both prosecuting and defending. He has regularly acted for Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office (now incorporated by the CPS), the Department for Work and Pensions and the Department of Health (NHS Fraud Prosecution). He has developed a specialist fraud practice and is instructed by the SFO, for whom he appeared in the House of Lords in the landmark case of R v H  UKHL 7. He was appointed a CPS grade 4 prosecutor in February 2012 and undertakes work for the Central Fraud Group. He also prosecutes serious sexual and violent offences for the CPS. In 2007 the Court of Appeal described him as "a highly competent prosecutor" in the course of its judgment in an appeal against conviction (R v Rodney  EWCA Crim 133).
Tim is instructed in defence work around London and the South East and has been instructed alone and as junior counsel for the defence in such matters as money laundering, multiple rape/sexual offences and large-scale drugs trials. He has a wealth of experience both prosecuting and defending in confiscation and proceeds of crime proceedings.
He is a member of chambers' police law group and has expertise in dealing with such matters as Closure Orders and SOPOs at first instance and on appeal or in judicial review proceedings.
Re: GP Noble Trustees Limited (2008 - present). Currently instructed by the Serious Fraud Office as junior counsel in a series of high profile trials at Southwark Crown Court concerning the misappropriation of £52 million of distressed pension funds. Prosecuted one of the trials, in September 2011, as the sole advocate.
R (O) v DPP  EWHC 804. Represented the CPS in a judicial review of a decision to prosecute the claimant, a youth, rather than to administer a formal reprimand.
R (Longato) v Camberwell Green Magistrates Court and The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis  EWHC 691 (Admin); WLR (D) 104. Represented the Metropolitan Police in a judicial review concerning the statutory procedure relating to the extension of closure orders, and magistrates' courts' powers to set aside their own decisions in civil proceedings.
R v Dean Bagnall and others (2009) instructed to defend one of nine defendants in a violent disorder and multiple wounding case involving 'cut-throat' defences.
R v Brown and others (2009) instructed by the Fraud Prosecution Service (the predecessor to the CPS Central Fraud Group) to prosecute four defendants (led by Rosina Cottage) in a fraud on HM Land Registry which resulted in losses amounting to £7.5 million, the largest recorded fraud on the Land Registry.
R v Nwaka and others (2008) instructed by the FPS to prosecute five defendants in an advance fee fraud involving a victim in the United States. Confiscation proceedings followed.
R v H  UKHL 7 Led junior counsel instructed by the SFO to resist an interlocutory appeal concerning the powers of a Crown Court judge at a preparatory hearing. Their Lordships accepted the prosecution's submission that an interlocutory appeal to the Court of Appeal does not lie from a disclosure determination made at a preparatory hearing.
R v Chaba (2005) Instructed for the defence in the trial of a serious indecent assault of a hospital patient by a male nurse. The case was notable because by the time of the trial the complainant had died but she had recorded her evidence on video, which the judge allowed to go before the jury.
R v Kirma and Cagaloglu (2005) Customs prosecution of two defendants charged with the importation of £1 million worth of heroin. There were complex public interest immunity aspects to the case.
R v Mullings (2004) Instructed for the appellant in his successful appeal against conviction for possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply. The appeal concerned a breach by police of PACE Code C requirements, which led to the quashing of convictions.
R v Robinson and others (2004) Junior counsel for the defence in a major drugs-related money laundering trial. Conducted complex confiscation proceedings without a leader.
R v McMahon (2002) Appeared for the DPP as respondent in the Divisional Court and successfully resisted a case stated appeal.
R v Deacon (2002) CPS prosecution of a charity manager for defrauding her employers.