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Tim Greene joined the firm as a consultant solicitor in May 2004. He had formerly been a partner at Birnberg Peirce & Partners since 1981.
Tim has had Higher Rights of Audience since 2001 and regularly appears as an advocate in the Crown Court and in the Court of Appeal. He sits as a Recorder in the Crown Court.
Tim has represented as solicitor and advocate people charged with terrorism, murder, armed robbery, large-scale drug importations, public order offences of all levels of seriousness. He is well known for defending in cases involving allegations against members of various animal rights groups. He has been representing animal rights defendants for 20 years and has lectured on the way in which law impacts on animal rights activists. He is involved in cases of this nature all over the country.
He acted as advocate in a three month trial of activists connected to SHAC at Winchester Crown Court. He successfully defended a woman charged with conspiracy to commit offences under section 145 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 as lead advocate to Paul Morgan (a solicitor advocate with this firm) in a trial at Birmingham Crown Court lasting 18 weeks. He is currently instructed in a land banking fraud, a boiler room fraud and numerous other matters including murder.
He also has considerable experience of appellate work including CCRC referrals. Tim is highly recommended as an individual in Chambers and Partners in which his abilities in both case preparation and advocacy are recognised. He is praised for his "terrifically calm and sound judgement" and it is said that "he has a talent for spotting points that others miss".