Tim Naylor > Chambers of Christopher Rees > Cardiff, United Kingdom > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Christopher Rees
Apex Chambers
32 Park Place
CF10 3BA
United Kingdom


Criminal, regulatory and disciplinary law practitioner. Tim is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend in complex and serious matters in the Crown Court, Magistrates, and Youth Court. He has represented defendants in relation to general crime, confiscation proceedings, trading standards offences, conspiracy to defraud and fraudulent trading. He has successfully represented companies facing criminal prosecution. Tim is also regularly instructed to prosecute by the CPS Special Casework Unit. As Junior Counsel in the case of R v Lawrence, the defendant was convicted of conspiracy to rob, conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to rob and possession of a firearm at the Central Criminal Court. Similarly in R v Read & Others, Tim assisted in successfully prosecuting ten defendants charged with conspiracy to steal BT copper cable and two males responsible for defrauding Natwest Bank and laundering the proceeds from large-scale commercial frauds. Tim regularly presents disciplinary and licensing matters for the British Horseracing Authority and has acted on behalf of players and clubs in Rugby Football Union Disciplinary and Appeal hearings. Tim has been instructed by the General Social Care Council, General Dental Council and represented nurses in front of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.


Called 2010; Middle Temple. Became a member of QEB Hollis Whiteman in 2012 and joined Apex Chambers in 2014.


St Cyres Comprehensive School (1994-2002) Harvard University (2002-2006, BA (History)) City Law School (2008-2009, GDL) Cardiff University (2009-2010, BVC).