Tom is a solicitor specialising in corporate crime, financial crime and regulatory enforcement. His expertise includes internal investigations, corporate and director liability, all types of fraud, bribery and money laundering, corporate manslaughter, health and safety, environmental protection, fire safety, trading standards, and Coroners’ inquests.  He has conducted privilege-protected internal investigations on behalf of a range of corporate clients in relation to suspected financial crime and following fatal accidents and other serious regulatory breaches.

Tom has extensive experience of fatal accident and other regulatory investigations and prosecutions with particular experience of industrial plants, rendering, construction, road works, lift design and maintenance, film and theatre, and property management.  His experience also includes high profile investigations and prosecutions of financial crime, including all types of fraud, suspected offences under the Bribery Act 2010, and money laundering.

Having graduated from Lancaster University with an LLB (Hons) degree, Tom worked for BCL and other leading practices before taking a career break.  He rejoined BCL in 2007 and qualified as a solicitor in 2011.

Publications:

  • Practical Law’s Financial and Business Crime Global Guide (Thomson Reuters)
  • “When Should Organisations be Held Criminally Liable?” (Global Legal Group)
  • Other articles and blogs

Professional Memberships:

  • The Law Society
  • Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Health & Safety Lawyers Association