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Tom Gentleman

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Company , Chancery: Commercial , Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Company - London (Bar)

Band 2

Tom Gentleman
Tom Gentleman specialises in shareholder disputes and directors' disqualification matters, and regularly appears in High Court disputes as well as arbitrations, often acting unled. He is also experienced in cross-border and international disputes, particularly those with proceedings in the Cayman Islands, the BVI and Bermuda.
Strengths: "Tom is fantastic in plotting a route through a case. Tactically he's very astute."
Recent work: Appeared in High Court proceedings in Simply Owners v Gallagher, a dispute involving issues of directors' duties and diversion of corporate opportunity.
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Chancery: Commercial - London (Bar)

Band 2

Tom Gentleman
Strengths: "A real dispute resolver who is excellent at plotting a route through cases."
Recent work: Acted for the founder and former CEO of Autonomy Corporation Plc with regard to a USD5 billion accounting fraud claim arising out of Hewlett-Packard’s acquisition of Autonomy in 2011.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

Band 3

Tom Gentleman
Strengths: "Tactically very astute, he's great at plotting a route through the most dense of cases."
Recent work: Acted for Credit Suisse in the claim brought against it by the Republic of Mozambique to set aside guarantees for loans of over USD1 billion, and in related claims brought by Banco Internacional de Moçambique.
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Specialist in commercial litigation, company law, financial services and insolvency. Recommended as a leading junior in the major directories.

Recent cases include the Hewlett Packard / Autonomy litigation, a $5bn claim about an alleged accounting fraud; and the Tchenguiz v Grant Thornton litigation, arising out of the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing.

Full details available on the chambers website at 4stonebuildings.com/barrister/tom-gentleman

Career

Called in 2005 (Lincoln’s Inn), joined 4 Stone Buildings in 2005.

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR

Personal

Christ Church, University of Oxford (MA Modern History, Scholar); City University, London (GDL); Lord Brougham Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn.

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