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Tim Green QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 5 departments
Ranked in : POCA Work & Asset ForfeitureHealth & SafetyInquests & Public InquiriesEnvironmentFinancial Crime
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POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture - All Circuits

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Tim Green QC
Tim Green QC has a substantial POCA practice and handles money laundering, cash forfeiture, restraint and confiscation proceedings on behalf of defendants, third parties and prosecuting authorities. Additionally, he offers expertise from a prosecutorial viewpoint, as evidenced by his authorisation to act as Attorney General of the Isle of Man in respect of a global investigation into tax fraud and money laundering.
Strengths: "Tim is very well known and does a lot of advisory work."
Recent work: Advised a company and its directors on the cross-jurisdictional proceeds of crime liabilities arising from an unlawful offshore gaming business.
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Health & Safety - London (Bar)

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Tim Green QC
Tim Green QC has considerable experience defending and prosecuting organisations in health and safety matters. He is well regarded for his handling of cases arising from breaches of the HSWA, breaches of Fire Safety Regulations and fatal accidents. He regularly represents the HSE and several local authorities, as well as public and private corporations.
Strengths: "He is well respected in his field, excellent with the detail, a strong advocate and good at applying complex law to factual situations." "A very good advocate - he holds his own in court and has a lot of gravitas." "He does have real expertise and is genuinely a specialist in this area."
Recent work: Acts for a very large corporation in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - London (Bar)

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Tim Green QC has a strong track record of acting for clients in the manufacturing and construction sectors, with considerable expertise in health and safety and product liability matters. He leverages this expertise in sensitive inquests, particularly those arising from deaths in the workplace.
Strengths: "I have been very impressed with his ability to combine an extensive depth of technical knowledge with a real focus on the client. He has a strategic yet sensitive approach which is so critical in inquests, and strives to ensure clients receive the best representation."
Recent work: Acted for Network Rail at the inquest of two sisters, one of whom took her own life by crossing a railway line. The inquest considered the adequacy of communication between mental healthcare staff and rail signallers in cases of patients going AWOL.
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Environment - Midlands (Bar)

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Tim Green QC
Tim Green is a highly regarded barrister with extensive experience handling prosecutions for the Environment Agency. He also acts for defendants in a variety of matters. He is particularly experienced in work concerning compliance issues within the waste and biofuels industries.
Strengths: "He's an extremely good advocate and he's very friendly, approachable and good to work with."
Recent work: Defended the Port of London Authority in a trial arising from the sinking of a tug boat and death of a sailor in 2011.
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Health & Safety - Midlands (Bar)

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Tim Green QC
Tim Green QC is a skilled barrister who maintains a dynamic health and safety practice, split between prosecution and defence work. He is well regarded for his expert handling of cases arising from death or serious injuries at work. He also practises environmental law.
Strengths: "He's conscientious and hard-working." "He has a fantastic work ethic and is a very accomplished advocate."
Recent work: Represented Scapa UK in an HSE prosecution arising from a fatal accident.
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Financial Crime - The Regions (Bar)

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Tim Green QC
Tim Green QC is routinely instructed to act for and advise companies and their officers facing investigations or prosecution by HMRC, SFO, FCA and other financial regulators. He is well regarded for his expert handling of cases involving tax fraud.
Strengths: "He has a high degree of technical knowledge."
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Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Tim Green has been recognised by the legal directories for 12 years as an outstanding advocate in regulatory crime and corporate defence work. His practice includes investigations into companies and their officers arising from (1) death or serious injury at work; (2) serious environmental harm (3) complex and high value financial wrongdoing, with particular emphasis on money laundering and malfeasance in the pensions industry. Tim is one of the Bar’s leaders in inquest and inquiry work.

Career

Tim is an exceptional trial advocate with extensive experience before juries and appellate courts. In the past 4 years Tim has been instructed in over 50 investigations and inquests arising from death or serious injury at work including the recent appellate authorities of John Henry and Sons Limited and St Michael’s Hospice. His clients include most of the ranked law firms in this field as well as FTSE 100 companies, multi-national corporates and their officers. Tim has particular experience of workplace investigations in the healthcare, construction, waste, maritime and manufacturing sectors and is a regular speaker for HSLA. Tim frequently appears in jury inquests, including many where A2 HRA is engaged, and represents a prominent core participant in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Since Tim’s success in defining the meaning of “waste” in EA v Thorn International Limited he has been acknowledged as an expert in environmental law. He regularly advises very large private and public undertakings on their response to EA investigations, civil undertakings, applications under POCA and has extensive experience bringing private prosecutions for Water Utilities. Tim appeared in TPR v Workchain, the leading appellate authority on computer and data misuse arising from abuse of the automatic enrolment rules for workplace pensions, and has an extensive advisory practice arising from compliance with the Pensions Acts. Since 2014 Tim has been instructed as external counsel in a highly complex/sensitive offshore tax fraud and money laundering inquiry setting a new precedent in HMAG v Bell for pursuing a civil asset recovery simultaneously with an on-going criminal investigation. In 2012 Tim was seconded to the FCA Enforcement Division to a “Technical Specialist” role and is well practiced in FCA rules, processes and decision making.

Professional Memberships

Financial Services Lawyers Association; Fraud Lawyers Association; Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association; Health and Safety Lawyer’s Association; UK Environmental Lawyers Association; Midland Circuit; Attorney General’s A Panel of regulatory counsel.

Publications

Co-edits “The Proceeds of Crime” OUP; Contributor to Lexis Nexis Encyclopaedia of Financial Services Regulation.

Personal

MA Hons Modern History, Magdalen College, Oxford; Commendation Diploma in Law, City University London; Karmel Scholar Gray's Inn.

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