Tom Jackson

tom jackson
Year of call:

2018

Education:

2016 - University of Sheffield - BA (Hons) History

2017 - University of Sheffield - Graduate Diploma in Law

2018 - University of Law, Leeds - LLM Legal Practice (including BPTC) – Distinction (Very Competent)

Career:

2018-19 - Paralegal at Sugaré & Co. Solicitors, Leeds

2019 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers, Leeds

2020 - Level 1 Prosecutor

2020 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers, Leeds

2020 - Level 2 Prosecutor

Appointments:

2020 - Level 1 Prosecutor

2020 - Level 2 Prosecutor

Awards:

2018 - KBW Criminal Moot Competition, Finalist

2018 - Featherstone LGBT Moot, National Finalist

2019 - Inner Temple Marshall Hall Trust Pupillage Award

A skilful communicator, Tom has an established Crown Court trial practice and his fearless approach to his cases sees him regularly instructed by both the CPS, as a Grade 2 Prosecutor, and defence solicitors to act on their behalf. 

Tom regularly deploys his specialist knowledge in applications on matters of law, in disputes of fitness to plead, in hearsay applications, s.78 PACE applications and those adducing or resisting bad character evidence at trial. 

Tom has a raft of experience in the Youth Courts, from defending particularly vulnerable youth offenders to prosecuting complex multi-handers. These are delivered with great care and the application of the skills and practice required in Crown Court trials.

Whether acting in matters of theft, domestic violence, assault, sexual offences or driving offences, Tom’s down to earth nature and emotional intelligence ensures a tactful manner with young offenders and vulnerable witnesses and his skilful handling of those on the bench helps to achieve the best possible result for his client.

Born and raised in Leeds, Tom has a strong connection with the local community and experience of working with regional firms and of life in the city.

Contact Tom’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253