Andrew Thomas KC > Chambers of Andrew Thomas KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Andrew Thomas KC
Lincoln House Chambers
TOWER 12, BRIDGE STREET, SPINNINGFIELDS
MANCHESTER
M3 3BZ
England

Work Department

Business Crime & Financial Regulation
Civil
Criminal Law
Health & Safety
Inquests
Judical Review Law
Professional Discipline
Regulatory

Position

Andrew Thomas QC was called to the Bar in 1989 and awarded silk in 2008. Andrew has been appointed to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge (Administrative Court) and Recorder (both Criminal & Civil).

Whilst Andrew has a mixed practice, undertaking both serious criminal cases in the Crown Court and common law civil work, the most significant proportions of his work involve either allegations of regulatory breach; including health and safety cases and environmental law or the most serious and complex criminal cases.  Andrew also undertakes Judicial Review proceedings on a regular basis.

Andrew Thomas also undertakes advisory work for both prosecution and defence in respect of Corporate Manslaughter, Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Health and Safety Offences.

Instructions received frequently relate to the following sectors: construction and demolition; haulage industry; NHS hospital trusts; medical professionals; nursing and care homes; and children’s care home.

Andrew Thomas has considerable experience in environmental regulatory proceedings, in particular relating to the waste management industry. He regularly advises and acts for operators in criminal proceedings, in administrative appeals and on judicial review.

Career

Qualified Gray’s Inn 1989; QC 2008.
Deputy High Court Judge
(Administrative Court)
Recorder (Civil & Criminal)
Part-time Judge of the First Tier Tribunal
(Mental Health)
Head of Lincoln House Chambers