Thomas Moran, Partner
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.
SummaryTom is part of the Private Property group in the firm. The group 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.
Thomas has been recognised in Legal 500, 2017 Residential Property as a Leading Individual.
Chambers says that Tom is a Band 1 lawyer and is “highly regarded by property agents, with one noting that "he's intelligent, he gives good advice, he's calm under pressure and he's a very solid pair of hands." Another says that "he's very personable, he's very well regarded in the market and he has very good clients. He's very experienced dealing with the complex nature of high-value residential transactions." (Chambers HNW 2017)
Thomas 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
- Advised in relation to a complex scheme of surrenders of Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and grant of Farm Business Tenancies to maximise IHT relief for the client