Don Tait > Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC
Albion Chambers


Don Tait is a specialist criminal practitioner. He is a CPS panel advocate level 4 prosecutor and is on the approved list of counsel for the Attorney General (unified prosecuting list A). He has considerable experience gained over many years in the prosecution and defence of the most serious criminal cases. He has appeared in many high-profile cases including homicide, fraud, serious sexual offences (often of an historical nature) and drug and cigarette trafficking. His practice extends throughout the western circuit and beyond. He is regularly instructed as a leading junior. Don is known for his ability to handle cases involving vast amounts of evidence. He is able to assimilate and present clear and concise cases, and is able to absorb, understand and present detailed and extensive data, in particular in relation to the examination and analysis of mobile phones. He has extensive experience in relation to public interest immunity issues, human and covert intelligence gathering and the interception of communications.


Called 1987; Inner Temple. Former solicitor: Admitted 1980. In private practice 1980 to 1983 and senior prosecuting solicitor (Avon and Somerset Constabulary) 1983 to 1987; Recorder (Crown Court) 2005


Western Circuit; Criminal Bar Association


BA (Hons)