Tom’s practice is predominantly Family (with an emphasis on Financial Remedies) and Civil (with an emphasis on Personal Injury).
Tom is developing a knack for financial remedy and private law children work. He is regularly sought by clients to appear for the duration following proactive and pragmatic representation at early hearings.
Tom is instructed to advise and represent from FDA right through to Final Hearing. He treats every case with the same care and attention to detail. He is a robust advocate, who will fight to get the best result for clients struggling through this most difficult of processes.
His Civil background gives him an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of practice in the arena of TLATA claims. He advises on the law in writing, drafts pleadings, assists with witness statements, and advises in conference where necessary.
Private Law (Children)
Tom accepts instructions in private law proceedings, including contested applications for Child Arrangement Orders to determine contact and custody, and injunctive relief proceedings.
Tom accepts instructions from both Claimants and Defendants. In addition to advising on prospects and quantum, he provides written advice on novel or complex points, particularly in relation to causation and civil procedure. Tom can be trusted as an effective trial advocate. He is well able to identify and vociferously pursue the central issues in a case, and has a good eye for case strategy.
Tom has drafted pleadings and advice in cases of substantial value and complexity. He is able to accommodate tight deadlines on request.
Tom is able to deliver bespoke talks on a range of topics; all enquiries are welcomed.
Tom is qualified to accept work on a Direct Access basis in appropriate cases. If you are a member of the public and want legal advice directly from a barrister please go to Public Access