Tom Beynon Solicitor and Higher Court Advocate


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261 Lavender Hill, SW11 1JD

Tel: 020 7228 7050


Tom joined EBR Attridge LLP in 2016, though has over twenty years experience as a criminal defence lawyer.

An accomplished advocate, Tom regularly represents clients before the Magistrates’ Court and is a very successful trial advocate. Additionally, Tom has enormous experience defending clients during interviews under caution by the police and other investigatory bodies and has diligently prepared for trial almost every category of criminal offence, from Murder through to Road Traffic offences.Tom has particular experience and success representing clients accused of serious and complex fraud and money laundering offences, as well as other ‘White Collar’ crime.Qualifying as a Higher Court Advocate in 2002, Tom regularly defends clients before the Crown Court, and has successfully argued challenging points of law before the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division.

Our lawyers at EBR Attridge LLP hold professional accreditation to the Criminal Litigation Scheme. EBR Attridge LLP is listed by prestigious Legal Ratings Guides like “The Legal 500” and is only one of seven criminal law firms in the UK to be rated by “SuperLawyers” . We also have a number of highly experienced paralegals, supervised trainee solicitors, legal executives (CILEX) and accredited police station representatives who support our team. As one of London, the South East and Essex's criminal law firm our clients are reliant on our first class and efficient management and admin support teams.

Based at the firm’s Battersea office, Tom is a regular at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court and has a reputation for always doing his very best for every client, regardless of the case at hand.

Contact Tom Beynon

Tom Beynon can be contacted on 020 7228 7050, or via email to discuss how he together with other team members at EBR Attridge LLP may be of service


R v AC – Acted for a defendant accused of Perverting the Course of Justice through an elaborate internet scam, involving the hacking of other’s router 

R v DJ – Represented, including as an advocate before the Old Bailey, a defendant who admitted his part in a large scale Class A drugs supply operation, with a result highly favourable to the client. 

R v SL – Defended a youth who had been dealing Class A drugs from his bedroom. Prison avoided. 

R v FL – Represented client accused of stealing jewellery to the value of £12m from the former Queen of Brunei. Defendant acquitted. 

R v SL – Multi-million pound VAT fraud and money laundering operation involving the evasion of VAT on imported computer chips. Case stayed as abuse of process following legal argument.

R v VR – Multi-million pound import/export VAT fraud

R v MMR - £50 million money laundering case, in which acted as one of two advocates assigned. Acquitted.

R v RN – Represented the lead defendant in high value excise evasion involving the smuggling of lorry loads of cigarettes. Offence admitted and resulted in lenient sentence 

R v MK – Acted for client accused of the murder of a child in her care. This case received major national press coverage.

R v JG – Defendant accused of major role in the laundering of large volumes of cash through West End money shops. Case stopped following legal argument. Defendant acquitted.

R v IK – Represented client accused of the murder of his wife.

R v JW – Represented one of three defendants accused of attempted murder following a shooting in a south London nightclub. Defendant acquitted

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