7 Harrington Street Chambers

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Mr Philip Tully

Call: 2000

Practice Areas


  • General Criminal Defence
  • Fraud and Financial Crime
  • Serious Violence / Murder
  • Sexual Offences
  • Regulatory Proceedings
  • Disciplinary Proceedings (Police, GMC and GDC)
  • Civil Actions against the Police
  • Environmental Law
  • Proceeds of Crime / Asset Forfeiture Proceedings

Areas of Practice

Defence work in all areas of regulatory law including private companies and directors being prosecuted by the Envrionment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive also Electricity companies and major utilities companies prosecuted for all types of regulatory offences.

Notable Cases

  • R v Zain - Ul - Abidin: First prosecution under Terrorism Act 2000
  • R v Coutanche : Rape allegation - Member of Fathers for Justice
  • R v Noy: Public Order Offence - Actor
  • R v Spellacy: 1.4 Million Fraud & Firearms offences - serving police officer
  • R v Stedham: 6 Million Fraud
  • R v Kevin McCreesh: Proceeds of Crime - Benefit order of 2.5 million overturned on appeal to the Court of Appeal
  • R v Edward Heffey (and others) 'The Brookside Murder Case

Regulatory Cases:

  • EA v United Utilities (Defending a prosecution by the EA in relation to a large explosion at a water treatment works in Manchester)
  • HSE v David Keddie & others (Defending an Electrical Engineeer in a Corporate Manslaughter prosecution)


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