Tom Day

Tom Day

"A highly responsive, efficient and effective advocate."

Chambers UK 2018
Year of call: 2008
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Criminal Defence

Tom is an experienced practitioner who has defended in cases of all levels of seriousness. As a led junior he recently secured the acquittal of the first on the indictment in a five handed conspiracy to murder heard at Sheffield Crown Court.  As a junior alone he has experience of the most complex and serious cases including drugs, firearms and money laundering.

He has appellate experience and recently secured the immediate release of an individual who had received an imprisonment for public protection. He has been the subject of judicial praise from Lord Justice McCombe: “it is carefully and cogently argued by Mr Day, to whose submissions we also pay tribute… Mr Day has developed a sophisticated argument.”

Individual cases:

R v WF

Sheffield Crown Court

Led by Ali Bajwa QC. A five handed conspiracy to murder. Tom’s client was first on the indictment and alleged to have planned the execution of an individual in Pakistan.  The Crown’s case rested upon weeks of audio material recorded by a probe in the defendant’s car.  The case also involved the use of an intermediary and expert evidence.  The defendant was acquitted after a submission of no case to answer at the end of the defence case.

http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/dad-s-plot-to-kill-his-enemy-1-6838592

R v CJ

Court of Appeal Criminal Division

Tom represented an individual who had received a sentence of imprisonment for public protection in 2006. Having been advised on two occasions that there were no grounds for appeal, Tom advised and represented the individual at the Court of Appeal and secured his immediate release.

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