Tom is an Associate Director in Osborne Clarke's Commercial Disputes team and advises clients on complex disputes and investigations.

Tom acts for clients across Osborne Clarke's sectors, with a focus on financial and professional services and digital business.  Tom spends the majority of his time working for large professional and financial services clients on business critical disputes, and also has extensive experience working for emerging and established technology companies.   The disputes that Tom advises upon often have an international element, and Tom has recently advised clients on multi-million dollar disputes with connections to the US, India, Morocco, Lebanon and Europe.

Tom also has detailed experience of obtaining and defending injunctions and claims relating to employees exiting businesses and on team moves.

In addition to handling disputes, Tom works closely with clients on both sensitive internal and regulatory investigations, and he has particular recent experience dealing with investigations and enforcement action by the UK's Financial Reporting Council.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I often advise clients on compliance with their disclosure obligations in the face of ever growing volumes of documents and the effect that changing working practices are having on the control of information.  As part of this, I stay on top of technology and have experience of using a range of advanced tools to save clients time and cost.

Tom is proud to have been described as 'Fantastic' in the 2020 edition of the Legal 500.