Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021
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Professional Negligence - London (Bar)
Held in high esteem by a number of specialist solicitors, who instruct him in substantial claims involving architects, solicitors or financial services professionals. He acts for claimants and defendants.
Strengths: "Very insightful and considered in his expression of his views on legally and evidentially complex issues."
Recent work: Defended PwC in a large negligence claim brought by the pharmaceutical wholesaler NSL and other companies, concerning a tax avoidance scheme which was challenged by HMRC.
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Tom’s practise is principally focused on the following areas: commercial litigation, professional liability, international arbitration, civil fraud, construction, and information technology disputes. He has significant experience of international and offshore work in a wide variety of jurisdictions (including BVI, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, the Middle East) and arbitrations under a number of different rules (including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL).
Tom’s commercial practice spans a wide range of disputes including civil fraud and commercial contract disputes and he is regularly instructed in relation to urgent injunctive and interlocutory relief. Tom’s professional liability work includes claims against claims against accountants and auditors, lawyers, surveyors and valuers, architects, financial services professionals, and insurance brokers.
In construction, Tom acts in substantial disputes both domestically and internationally. Recently he has acted in disputes relating to nuclear power facilities, power plants situated throughout the world and oil and gas platforms. Tom has considerable experience of IT disputes and has acted in some of the largest disputes to be heard in the UK. He is regularly instructed in relation to failed projects covering a wide range of subjects (including software development, area networks, public broadband initiatives, disaster recovery systems and system integration).