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Year of Call
2018
Tom brings a thorough and detailed analysis of the law to all his cases which he couples with a subtly persuasive and very effective style of advocacy.

Member of Grays Inn

Level 2 CPS Panel Advocate

Thomas
Welshman

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Tom joined Chambers in September 2020, upon successful completion of his pupillage at 1HP. He prosecutes and defends in a variety of matters, including Magistrates’ Court trials, PTPHs, and sentencing hearings in the Crown Court.


Prior to the Bar, Tom worked as an editorial assistant at CrimeLine, a legal editor at the National Archives, and as an assistant fee earner at a regional firm of solicitors. The experiences provided Tom with different perspectives on the law which he incorporates into his present work.


Education:


BPTC (Very Competent) – Nottingham Trent University


LLB Law (2:1) – University of Nottingham


Other Interests


Outside of the law, Tom enjoys literature, cinema, and sport.

Notable Cases
R v A (Defence) (2020)

Caernarfon Magistrates’ Court: represented a junior doctor charged with possessing indecent and extreme images, securing a community order. This case was reported by the BBC, among other organisations: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-53326704.


R v W (Prosecution) (2021)

Leicester Crown Court: prosecuted two women who pleaded guilty to an ABH in which the victim was kicked repeatedly while on the ground. This case was reported by the national press: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/drunken-out-control-mums-kicked-23508940.