Tom Price QC
  • He is tremendously experienced and his judgement is very well calibrated - a very effective defender.

    Chambers UK 2022

  • A very strong jury advocate and a good tactician.

    Chambers UK 2022

  • Tom is a brilliant advocate with a calming court presence - nothing fazes him. He commands the attention of the jury quite exquisitely.

    Legal 500 2022, Fraud Crime

  • He is an incredibly effective and persuasive advocate. He is very calm, experienced and a delight to work with. 

    Chambers UK 2021

  • He is superb in terms of his case preparation and in court - he's very incisive.

    Chambers UK 2021

  • His strengths are his ability to master the brief, his approachability, his excellent advocacy and his great tactical awareness.

    Chambers UK 2020

  • Tom is a natural jury advocate who holds the attention of the court with ease. He is an excellent cross-examiner and knows exactly when to deploy humour with impressive effect. He has an ability to cut through complex evidence with confidence and has a charming professional manner. In short, a first rate advocate.

    Legal 500 2021, Fraud

  • Very charming with juries and has a really nice touch with lay clients.

    Legal 500 2020

  • He has a great touch with lay clients and very charming with juries

    Legal 500 2020

  • He's calm, economical and someone who achieves a lot of successful results in trials.

    Chambers UK 2020

  • He is a natural jury advocate who sprinkles the court with charm and a skilful light touch. His tactical acumen and client care are excellent and he is a great leader of a team.

    Chambers UK

  • Dependable , well prepared, tactically astute and good with the jury.

    Chambers UK

  • He is very incisive and identifies the issues very quickly.

    Chambers UK

  • He is subtle and effective in his advocacy and also has a good manner with his clients.

    Chambers UK

  • He's personable. down to earth and articulate.

    Chambers UK

  • A polished advocate who is also tactically astute - he knows which fights to pick.

    Legal 500

  • A very hard worker who is good on the law and has a great memory too.

    Chambers UK

  • An effective cross- examiner of witnesses.

    Legal 500

  • A specialist crime and financial crime silk with a strong defence-based practice. Good rapport with clients.

    Chambers UK

  • He has an excellent manner and I don't know of any case he's been involved with where he hasn't got on with the client very well. He knows how to deal with the court, the judge, the prosecution and the jury.

    Chambers UK

  • An experienced fraud lawyer and an excellent advocate.

    Legal 500

  • He is very focused and makes the points he needs to make economically.

    Legal 500

Called 1985

Silk 2010

Tom Price QC

Barrister

Criminal defence at all levels up to and including significant serious fraud and financial crime, murder, serious sexual offences and serious drug offences.

Tom Price QC has been involved is serious fraud work for many years including banking frauds, Ponzi frauds, film tax credit frauds, boiler room frauds, insurance frauds, long-firm frauds, Missing Trader Intra-Community (MTIC) frauds, advance fee frauds, amongst others, prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office, Revenue and Customs, Crown Prosecution Service, the FCA and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, representing corporate and individual clients.

Leaves no stone unturned in the defence of his clients.Legal 500

He was involved in the series of cases Operation Stockade and Fajita (linked to R v Early and others [2003]1 Cr.App.R.19,CA) and others which ultimately led to the setting up of the Butterfield report which examined practices and procedures relating to disclosure, associated investigation techniques and case management in HM Customs and Excise's criminal cases. His expertise in such cases is unrivalled.

Non-financial crime work includes complex multiple defendant homicide cases, substantial conspiracies concerning the supply of drugs and firearms, serious sexual offences and in private work for trial or sentence, pre-charge or post-conviction including cases which require skilful reputation management.

Tom Price has lectured extensively in Russia and the Russian Federation over the last ten years and has also been involved in the training of Russian lawyers in Moscow, St Petersburg and London. He is the Chairman of Citizens Watch International, a charity set up to improve the training of and general standards of Russian lawyers

Extensive experience in particular in relation issues of disclosure and is a contributor in relation to disclosure in "Abuse of Process" by Colin Wells, Oxford University Press.

Tom has provided external lectures in relation to disclosure, hidden assets, tactical approaches, abuse of process and Deferred Prosecution Agreements.

Former Advocacy Trainer for Inner Temple.

Professional Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • South Eastern Circuit
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association (POCLA)
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Fraud Lawyers Association (FLA)
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)