Tom is a civil practitioner specialising in personal injury and employment matters. He appears in courts and tribunals on an almost daily basis and has established a busy practice encompassing both advocacy and advisory work.
Tom has provided representation at courts of various levels, including the High Court and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Tom’s personal injury practice encompasses both Claimant and Defendant work on the fast-track and the multi-track. He has a wide experience of claims arising from road traffic accidents, occupier’s liability, highways accidents and claims against employers. Tom regularly appears in cases where LVI, fundamental dishonesty and/or fraud are alleged.
In employment work, Tom covers the full range of claims, representing both businesses and individuals in matters involving unfair dismissal (including redundancy), discrimination, whistleblowing and contractual claims. Given his personal injury practice, Tom is well placed to advise and appear in matters where there is an overlap with potential civil proceedings.
Tom also represents clients in commercial matters linked to his employment and personal injury practice, including disputes concerning insolvency and insurance issues.
Aside from his practice at the bar, Tom has lectured part-time at the Winchester University Law School and provided mooting coaching. He is a former Western Circuit Mooting Champion (2008) and Middle Temple Lowry Scholar (2009/10). In 2016 Tom was appointed as a panel member to the Thames Valley Police Disciplinary Tribunal.