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Chambers of Richard Wright QC

6 PARK SQUARE, LEEDS, LS1 2LW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 2459763
Fax:
Fax 0113 2424395
DX:
26402 LEEDS Park Square
Email:
Web:
www.parksquarebarristers.co.uk

Tom Gent

Tel:
Work 0113 2459763
Park Square Barristers (Chambers of Richard Wright QC)

Work Department

Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Position

Tom Gent specialises in the field of regulatory crime, with an emphasis on health & safety. He represents and advises companies as corporate entities, directors and individuals at all stages in criminal proceedings. He has been involved in numerous serious injury and fatality cases.

His cases frequently involve complex issues requiring expert evidence. He excels at applying regulations in all manner of specialised activities in order to get the best possible outcome for a client.

He has substantial experience of prosecutions involving trading standards and environmental law.
Tom welcomes instructions to act for interested parties in inquests conducted at the Coroner’s Court. He is known for his ability to handle particularly sensitive and emotionally charged cases.
Tom has extensive experience of advising in relation to the judicial review of decisions of regulatory bodies. He can provide advice and assistance from the point of letter before action right through to the final hearing.
Tom has considerable experience in confiscation proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and has been in cases involving in excess of £1 million.
Tom is a registered lawyer under the FA Football Agents Regulations and is involved in advising on procedure at county FA level. He is also a registered lawyer with the RFL and has an excellent understanding of all the rules and regulations across a wide spectrum of sports.

Career

1998 call

Member

North Eastern CircuitCriminal Bar Association

Education

1997
Emmanuel College, Cambridge, MA Law
1998
Inns of Court School of Law, BVC (‘very competent’)


Regional Bar : North Eastern Circuit

Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading juniors

Tom Gent - Park Square Barristers ‘His advice is very pragmatic.’

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