Tim Baldwin > Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC
Albion Chambers


Tim Baldwin is a busy, dedicated civil and public law practitioner in court of protection and community care, inquests, regulatory enforcement, especially in respect of enforcement of housing standards in the private sector and planning, and landlord and tenant law. He is ranked in Chambers UK as a leading junior for social housing, and is identified as a leading junior in four categories of law in the Legal 500 for social housing, court of protection and community care, civil liberties and human rights and planning. 

Tim is an editor of the Community Care Law Reports for the Legal Action Group. He has co-authored a number of articles in Landlord and Tenant Review and Legal Action on evictions and the Localism Act 2011. He co-authored the Housing Act 2004: A Practical Guide, 2005 and The Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003: A Special Bulletin. He contributed a chapter on Inquests in Children’s Social Care Law, authored by Stephen Knafler QC. (2018) for Legal Action Group.

Tim provides seminars and bespoke training to solicitors on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 including Deprivation of Liberty, Care Act 2014, mental health law, treatment in the NHS, community care, welfare benefits and equality, prison law and Judicial Review.

Before starting practice Tim was a research assistant in the Public Law Team at the Law Commission, where he worked on reform of housing and local authority law. Also he worked as a part-time lecturer at King’s College London and the University of Westminster Law Schools. Tim worked as an administrator and researcher at the Public Law Project prior to his legal education and training. Prior to his legal career Tim trained and worked as a scientist specialising in molecular biology and brain development. Tim was a Hardwicke, Thomas More and Cassell scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.

He has appeared in a number of reported cases in the Court of Appeal, High Court, Upper Tribunal, as well as significant inquests.

Tim is appointed to the panel of preferred counsel for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Tim is also a tenant of Garden Court Chambers, London.


BSc (Hons) (London) Biochemistry, PhD (London) Neuroscience, LLB (Hons) (London), MA (London) Medical Law & Ethics