Thomas Walter Williams (1763–1833) was an English barrister, known as a legal writer.
He was the son of Walter Williams, a London attorney living in Lamb's Conduit Street, and entered St Paul's School, London on 6 November 1772. He then studied law and was called to the bar, but was not much known as a pleader, his reputation mainly deriving from his writings. He died in 1833.
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