Tom acts for UK and foreign clients in relation to the acquisition or disposal of residential and agricultural property, landlord and tenant matters including leasehold enfranchisement, lease extensions, mortgages and finance.
He works very closely with the onshore and international tax teams in particular, and his overriding aim is to provide a joined up integrated service to the private client.
Tom is recognised as a “Band 1” lawyer in Chambers HNW and as a “Leading Individual” in Legal 500. He is also top recommended in the Spear’s 500 guide and in the Spears Property Advisors index.
Chambers says that Tom “is, as ever, exceptional, knowledgeable, wise, and gives very sound advice" with another noting that “He is a team player, he is focused and articulate - his depth of expertise prevails every time."
Tom is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Acted on the purchase of 3 properties on the same street in excess of £43m in total. All properties had undergone extensive renovation. These matters required extensive knowledge and ability in dealing with complex transactions on tight timescales including experience of dealing with breaches of listed building and planning conditions
- Advising private banks in relation to their security and mortgages
- Off market sale at £100m in prime Central London