Tom is a talented corporate finance and debt capital markets lawyer with extensive experience acting for both banks and borrowers in New Zealand and overseas.
He has a unique ability to understand his clients’ business objectives and manages transactions to ensure those objectives are met in the most efficient way possible. Tom has acted on some of New Zealand’s largest and most complex corporate finance and debt capital markets transactions and has consistently delivered results on those transactions.
Tom has extensive experience advising his client base of banks, corporates and other financial market participants on all aspects of financial services regulation. He is regarded as a leading expert on the AML/CFT Act and also has particular expertise in relation to financial adviser legislation and all aspects of the prudential regulation of banks and insurers.
Tom began his career with Russell McVeagh in 2005 and returned to the firm in 2012 after working for three years as an Associate in the debt capital markets team at Maples and Calder in London.
Tom is co-author of the New Zealand chapter in The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review and the New Zealand chapter within The Law Review's Virtual Currency Regulation Review.