Tom Day

Tom Day

"A good legal mind and he is always abreast of legal developments." "He is an all-rounder and excellent for MPTS hearings." "Fiercely bright. He is well liked by clients and tribunals, and he gets great results which makes it look easy."

Chambers UK 2021
Year of call: 2008
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Tom is recognised as a leading junior who specialises in regulatory crime with particular experience and expertise defending in prosecutions brought under the Health and Safety at Work Act, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, and other regulatory statutes. Tom’s practice includes charges arising fatal and non-fatal accidents and is instructed in every type of case, from gross negligence manslaughter to advising in relation to enforcement/improvement notices.

Although Tom specialises in Regulatory Crime, he maintains a practice in serious crime and continues to appear in matters of the utmost complexity and gravity including offences of murder, manslaughter, violence, firearms, drugs, dishonesty and fraud.

In addition, Tom is recognised as a leading junior representing professionals before their respective tribunals. He has experience defending professionals at most tribunals but regularly appears at the MPTS and GDC. Tom also presents cases for regulators including the GOC, GPHC, The FA and other sporting bodies.

Tom also conducts many high profile and complicated inquests (including acting for The FA during the Hillsborough Inquests) where he represents individuals and corporate entities in inquests related to possible breaches of Health & Safety legislation as well as medical professionals.

In addition to these areas Tom is an experienced practitioner in the field of licensing. He has particular experience in obtaining licences for, or defending charges arising in relation to, alcohol, live concerts and housing.

Tom accepts Direct Access instructions.

What Others Say:

“He has an easy charisma that puts clients at ease and charms panels and experts alike. He can also be ruthless in getting the result that he wants and will work incredibly hard to make sure that he gets it.” – Legal 500 2021

“He assimilates complex information into client friendly language, provides clear and comprehensive advice and presents arguments with authority.” – Legal 500 2021

“Provides sound, practical advice and turns requests around quickly. A real team player who impresses clients with his approach.” – Chambers UK 2020

“Always secures excellent results for his client.” Chambers UK 2020

“Very personable and an excellent communicator.” – Legal 500 2020

“Thorough and very personable. He has clear judgement.” – Chambers UK 2018

“A highly responsive, efficient and effective advocate.” – Chambers UK 2018

‘Thorough and very personable, with clear judgement.’ – Legal 500 2017

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