Tom McLachlan, Senior Associate
Tom acts primarily for office holders, undertaking both transactional and advisory work, as well as acting and advising on contentious matters.
SummaryTom acts on matters across the range of the department’s work. He acts primarily for office holders, undertaking both transactional and advisory work, as well as acting and advising on contentious matters. He also advises companies and individuals, particularly on contentious matters.
Tom is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Acted for the administrators on the sale of a payment systems installation business
- Acting for a company in recovering sums due from an assignee of a lease and advising on questions over the assignee’s solvency
- Advising liquidators on recovery of assets transferred out of the company to associated overseas companies, liaising with BIS, and advising on action against the former director
- Acting for the supervisor of a failed partnership voluntary arrangement in winding up the partnership, and associated action against the former partners
News & Insights
“I didn’t see it, but can I still say it?” – witness statements from office holders
Office holders involved in litigation often face difficulties in giving evidence in the claims which they pursue.
Jurisdiction of the English court to wind up foreign companies in the public interest
This case is a useful reminder of the principles applicable in public interest liquidations of foreign companies.