Barrister | Called 1997

Timothy Sapwell


Tim Sapwell has always practised from these Chambers, completing his pupillage after eight years’ service in the Light Dragoons. Before the Army, he trained as an archaeologist.

Timothy’s expertise

  • General Crime
  • Firearms (crime and regulatory)

Tim is a strong believer in the advantages to be gained from having a balanced practice composed of both prosecution and defence work, including being able to identify and understand the strengths and weaknesses of his opponent’s case.

His practice covers all areas of criminal law including homicide and other serious violent offending, firearms and other weapons, drugs and sexual offences. 

He has a specialist interest in firearms law, including appeals against the revocation of firearms certificates.

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

Crown Prosecution Service – Grade 4

Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Panel