Thomas Grant KC

Visiting Professor in Practice


Thomas Grant KC practises from Wilberforce Chambers in the fields of commercial chancery, fraud, real estate, banking and company law. He is the editor/author of numerous textbooks, including being co-editor of Civil Fraud: Law, Practice and Procedure, (2018, Sweet and Maxwell, supplement 2022) and a contributor to Flenley and Leech’s Law of Solicitors’ Liabilities (2020). He has appeared in numerous high profile cases, including the Ablyazov and Berezovsky litigation. Thomas was Chambers and Partners Chancery Silk of the Year 2021. He is currently the chair of the Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Thomas also has an interest in legal history and is the author of a number of books for general readership concentrating on the interaction between the law and politics and society in the twentieth century: Jeremy Hutchinson’s Case Histories (2015), a Sunday Times bestseller;  Court Number One: The Old Bailey Trials that Defined Modern Britain (2019); and The Mandela Brief: Sydney Kentridge and the Trials of Apartheid (2022). He is currently working on a history of England told through the lens of the law. Thomas is a regular contributor to The Times and Counsel Magazine, amongst other publications.

Thomas was visiting professor of law and politics at Gresham College from 2020 to 2022, during which time he presented two lectures series, the first on the politics of the courtroom and the second on the (mis)rule of law.