Head of the Criminal Team at Fenners, Tim Brown is a skilful criminal lawyer and a persuasive jury advocate. He has significant prosecution and defence experience at all levels of the criminal courts. Tim has a particular interest in public law care work where issues arise in the criminal jurisdiction.
Areas of practice
- Violent crime: up to and including murder, rape, current and historic child abuse
- Drug importation
- Multi-handed public disorder cases
- Animal Welfare: as a sub-specialism, he prosecutes for the RSPCA in significant animal welfare cases
Tim works throughout the criminal jurisdiction, principally appearing in the Crown Court.
He is skilled in handling both expert evidence and young and vulnerable persons (as defendants or witnesses), and sometimes deals with both criminal and public family law aspects of the same set of facts.
Tim is a Grade 3 prosecutor and accredited to prosecute rape and sexual offences. He is also on the Courts Martial defence list.
Although the vast majority of his work is publicly funded, he is happy to accept private instructions.
R v Evans and others (2014): Norwich Crown Court (conspiracy to commit GBH, a torture case)
R v Goring (2011): Chelmsford Crown Court (murder)
R v Conway (2008): Cambridge Crown Court (rape and sexual abuse within a religious community)
R v Chalkley and Jefferies (1998): (conspiracy to commit armed robbery, abuse of process)