Tom joined Chambers in 2016 and is developing a broad commercial and chancery practice. His experience includes general commercial disputes, arbitration, company, partnership and insolvency law, trusts, probate and estates litigation, conflicts of law and jurisdiction, and banking and financial services.
Tom appears as a junior and in his own right in court proceedings and in arbitration. He is happy to be instructed on his own or as part of a larger team.
Tom has a particular interest in investor-State arbitration having previously been an associate at a law firm specialising in investor-State arbitration and public international law. As well as acting as counsel, Tom accepts appointments as a tribunal secretary in investment treaty and commercial arbitrations under a variety of institutional rules or ad hoc.
Full details of Tom’s experience are set out below. A selection of current and recent cases include:
- Acting for a North African State in an investment treaty arbitration arising out of two infrastructure projects
- Acting for a US financial institution in a US$1billion claim against a UK bank
- Acting for a South American State in ICSID award enforcement proceedings in England
- Advising on two large trusts disputes involving various offshore jurisdictions