Tom practices exclusively in Family law and specialises in matters related to children. He has a busy practice and is known for his pragmatic, tactical approach and keen attention to detail in even the most factually complex cases.
Tom runs Chambers’ Family law training programme. He regularly speaks on all aspects of Family law to solicitors and other professionals.
Worcestershire Law Society Awards 2023 – Barrister of the Year
Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn: Sir Roger Cholmeley Scholar 2013
Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn: Lord Denning Scholar 2012
Chambers and Partners 2023: “Tom is kind and empathetic; he is particularly good with vulnerable clients. He is also willing to ‘go the extra mile’.” “A go-to for private law children work. Tom is a robust advocate and counsel who goes out of his way to assist instructing solicitors prior to and after hearings.” “Tom’s preparedness is outstanding.”
Legal 500 2023: “Tom is an extremely good and capable advocate. His preparation and attention to detail is second to none. He is calm with clients and delivers clients’ arguments to the court precisely and effectively. His knowledge makes clients feel at ease from the minute they meet him.”
Chambers & Partners 2022: “Tom is an excellent advocate who will put an exceptional amount of effort into understanding and preparing a case.” “He provides excellent pre-hearing and post-hearing care and service.” “Tom is an excellent communicator and is also very sensible and pragmatic in his advice.”
Legal 500 2022: “Tom is an impressive, reassuring, and commanding advocate. He has a meticulous attention to detail and is thoroughly prepared with a confident presence. Authoritative and eminently sensible.”
Legal 500 2021: “Unflappable and authoritative, with a thoughtful and intellectual approach to complex cases.”
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