Public and Regulatory
Tom’s familiarity with both civil and criminal jurisdictions makes him uniquely placed to traverse the rigours of Regulatory Law. He regularly accepts instructions across the spectrum of regulatory and quasi-criminal matters. His particular interests are in trading standards, fire regulation, environmental law, Health & Safety, planning enforcement and maritime.
Tom was a member of TSOL’s ‘Junior Junior’ and has extensive experience of the judicial review process.
Poole Borough Council v Wilson
Breach of a tree preservation order. This case is believed to be the first contested confiscation hearing in England and Wales where the issue was the extent of the Defendant’s ‘benefit’ resulting from the increase in light to his property occasioned by the Defendant’s wilful damage of a tree. Tom acted for the prosecution. The Case received national media attention, including in The Telegraph and in The Times.
R v B
Trading Standards prosecution under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
R v L
Prosecution for failing to comply with a restriction imposed by a Prohibition Notice under Article 31 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
- BVC, College of Law - Very Competent
- GDL, College of Law - Commendation
- BA (Hons) History, University of Sussex - 2.1
- Winner of the 2010 College of Law BVC Mooting Competition
- Winner of the 2010 Inter-Varsity Mooting Competition
Professional qualifications & appointments
- Grade 2 Prosecutor
- Member of the Treasury Solicitors’ Baby Barrister Panel
Thomas Evans is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.More Information
3PB criminal barristers act in £3m tax fraud trial
3PB Barrister Tim Bradbury leading Tom Evans successfully prosecuted four Defendants who had engaged in a sequence of ‘phoenix frauds’ cheating the public ...Read more
Personal Injury update published by 3PB
The Personal Injury team has published its latest update including the latest on the Commons amendments regarding the Civil Liability Bill as considered by the ...Read more
3PB's Thomas Evans in the Court of Appeal today in the case of R v Thomson
Thomas Evans successfully appealed Mr Thomson's 18-month sentence for possession of a Samurai sword in a public place. The Court of Appeal found that the senten...Read more