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Tim Moloney KC

Full Title: Tim Moloney KC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 18.7.2023
Call Date: 25.11.1993

The Chair of the Management Board of Doughty Street Chambers, Tim was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in November 1993. Prior to that, he had completed his Ph.D. and had worked as a University Lecturer in Law for two years. He took silk in 2010. He practices in Crime, Inquests and Inquiries.

His recent cases of note include Hamilton and others (the quashing of the convictions of 39 postmasters wrongly convicted on evidence generated by the unreliable Horizon software programme) and The King (on the application of Police Officer B50) v Her Majesty’s Assistant Coroner for the East Riding of Yorkshire and Kingston upon Hull [2023] EWHC 81 (Admin) (which upheld a jury’s unlawful killing conclusion). For the past year he has appeared at the Post Office Horizon IT Inquiry chaired by Sir Wyn Williams, representing postmasters who have had their convictions overturned.

For over 15 years he has been the author of the Sexual Offences (with HHJ Rook QC), Terrorism and Appeals sections of Blackstone’s Criminal Practice. He is a Consultant Editor of Halsbury’s Laws.