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Mr Tom Challinor

Call:  2004








    2003 – 2004  

    Nottingham Law School

    Bar Vocational Course

    Very competent


    2000 – 2003   

    The University of Sheffield

    Law LLB (Hons) 2:1


    1992 – 1999  

    Stafford Grammar School


    Graded Level 2 on the CPS Advocate Panel (General Crime)

    Areas of Practice


    Specialises in the following areas:


    General Crime


    Prosecuting and defending all types of criminal cases including:


    • Homicide
    • Serious violence
    • Sexual offences
    • Drug supply
    • Public disorder
    • Theft and fraud


    Appears for both sides in cases brought by the main prosecuting agencies including HMRC, SFO, DWP and HSE.


    Civil Actions Against the Police


    Defending actions for wrongful arrest and malicious prosecution, misconduct in public office and other associated torts and allegations of Human Rights breaches. Includes advisory work, settling pleadings and conducting all types of hearings before the County Court, including civil jury trials, the High Court and the Court of Appeal.


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