Timothy Akers - Courts Martial

Timothy Akers - Courts Martial profile

Tim is an experienced military law practitioner who has represented members of the Armed Forces in the UK and abroad.

Recent cases include:

  • R v Tamling: Secured the double acquittal of a Ghurka who had been accused of theft from employer and failing to perform a duty at the Military Court Centre in Sennelager, Germany.



Year of call: 2005
Areas of specialism:
  • Courts Martial
  • Criminal
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary
  • Transport Law
  • LLB (Hons.), University of Liverpool
  • Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, London
Professional associations:
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers.
  • Member of the South Eastern Circuit
Professional activities:
  • Tim has a special interest in the youth justice system and has led referral order panels for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Tackling Youth Crime by the Local Criminal Justice Board of Northamptonshire, in recognition of his work as part of the LCJB Schools Team
Outside Interests:
  • Tim enjoys travel, singing, and the performing arts
  • Tim has acted (badly) in two productions at the Tricycle Theatre in London
  • He is a black belt in Tae Kwon-Do