Timothy Bradbury

Timothy Bradbury

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Timothy Bradbury is recommended by the Legal 500 Bar Directory 2015 for his expertise in the Regional Bar - Western Circuit
Crime – Leading juniors
Timothy Bradbury - His practice includes fraud, drugs importation and serious violent and sexual offences cases

Timothy Bradbury is recommended by the Legal 500 UK Directory 2014 for his expertise in the Western Circuit
Crime: Leading Juniors - 3PB’s Timothy Bradbury “One of his strong suits is his prosecution work for HMRC in tax fraud cases."

Timothy Bradbury is recommended by the Legal 500 UK Directory 2013/14 for his expertise in the Western Circuit for his Crime expertise at the Bar. "3PB’s Timothy Bradbury is ‘highly regarded by the judiciary’."

Public Law & Regulatory

Timothy Bradbury has experience in defending and prosecuting within a wide range of regulatory crime and is frequently instructed to prosecute on behalf of local authorities. By way of illustration he recently prosecuted a national solar thermal heating company in a widely publicised case concerning false claims made in respect to solar thermal heating systems. He has also successfully defended a company director alleged to have been involved in the supply of millions of pounds worth of counterfeit Microsoft software. His particular areas of experience are in:

  • Trade Descriptions
  • Trade Marks and Copyright
  • Food Safety
  • Animals; Animal Cruelty, Cattle Database Regulations and related legislation
  • Medicines Act and related regulations.

Timothy Bradbury is also regularly instructed to advise in relation to, and appear in, Police Disciplinary hearings.

Notable Cases

Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation v Carlin Boat Charter Limited [2012] EWHC 1359 Admin.
Successful challenge, following Case Stated to Divisional Court, as to validity of fisheries bye-law made pursuant to Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1996 on grounds of ultra vires/ irrationality/ illegality

Dorset County Council v David Yeates House [2010] EWCA Crim 2270
Cattle Database and Cattle Identification Regulations 1998/ Proper construction of regulation enforcing EC obligations/ Effect of repeal of EC Regulation on domestic regulations.


May 26 2016:

Tim Bradbury, 3PB Criminal Law Barrister, appears in Court of Appeal case considering specific sexual offences under s63 of SOA 2003 ...read more

September 17 2015:

3PB’s expertise recognised by bumper rankings in Legal 500 Bar Directory 2015 ...read more

October 30 2013:

3PB achieves a record number of rankings in Chambers and Partners Directory 2013 ...read more

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Academic Qualifications

LLB (Hons) Southampton

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

  • Standing Counsel to Revenue & Customs Prosecution Office (Western Circuit)
  • Legal Assessor to the General Medical Council
  • Legal Assessor to Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Grade 4 Serious Crime Group Panel
  • Grade 4 Fraud Panel
  • Grade 4 Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Panel
  • Grade 4 Proceeds of Crime Panel

Professional Bodies

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Western Circuit