Tom Walker

Tom Walker specialises in criminal and regulatory law, and appears on behalf of both Prosecution and Defence.

Main areas of practice

Tom has extensive Court and Regulatory Tribunal experience, which includes the successful conduct of numerous multi-day trials, and involvement in a number of complex and high-profile criminal cases involving fatalities.

Tom regularly conducts work on professional misconduct cases involving health and social care professionals, and solicitors.  Tom also provides specialist regulatory advice to a range of different clients, including organisations in both the public and private sectors.

Significant experience

  • Appearing on behalf of regulatory prosecutors in numerous high-profile and complex multi-day trials


Articles by Tom

Scalding Risks in Care Homes


A recent prosecution of a Care Provider by the HSE shows the tragic consequences of failing to control the risks posed by water temperatures.

The new Health and Safety, Corporate Manslaughter, Food Safety and Hygiene Offences Guidelines: ready or not here they come!


On Monday 1 February 2016, new Sentencing Guidelines for a range of regulatory offences come into force. They apply to all offences sentenced on or after this date, regardless of when the offence was committed.

Heat stress in the workplace – none like it hot!


For most of the year we seem to inhabit a grey, wet and cold world. It might seem churlish then to complain about hot weather, still more so to talk of the dangers of heat stress in the workplace.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Directors of a company are not liable to confiscation orders for offences committed by their company

The Court of Appeal has given a significant judgement in a case in which the Environment Agency was seeking confiscation orders against two directors of a company for the company’s wrongdoing

Patient data: new Data Protection law on its way

Organisations in the health and care sector will already be well aware of the importance of data protection.

Involving the voluntary and community sector in the health and care system

Research published on 13 April 2016 says that charities have a “legitimate role” to play in the transformation of the health and care system in the UK.

Contact Details

  • 029 2068 6166
  • 07813 307 733
  • 029 2068 6380

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