Expertise

Tom has significant experience of High Court litigation and alternative dispute resolution (including arbitration) and acts for both claimants and defendants. Tom has extensive experience of banking and multi-jurisdictional disputes and has also acted on discreet matters for individuals.

Recognition

Tom was part of the Stewarts Commercial Litigation team recognised as the Dispute Resolution firm of the year by The Legal 500.

Experience

Tom has recently acted for a large number of institutional claimants against RBS in relation to allegations of omissions and misleading information in its prospectus for a £12bn rights issue. This case used previously untested law and resulted in a well-publicised settlement. Previously Tom was engaged on a claim against a global investment bank arising from a note issue.

Tom has advised on a diverse range of complex disputes, including disputes relating to structured products, fraud, contractual interpretation, alleged breach of fiduciary duties, shareholders’ agreements and derivatives.

Career

Tom joined Stewarts as a paralegal in 2011, completed his training contract with the firm, and qualified in 2014.

Accreditations and Memberships

Tom is a member of the LSLA and the Junior Lawyers division of the Law Society.

Publications

Tom has written for the Solicitors Journal regarding interest rate swaps.

Personal

Tom enjoys travel and endurance sports and combines the two whenever possible. Unfortunately a love of cooking and good food negates any benefit conveyed by exercise.