Tom is a Partner and a Solicitor Advocate, with twenty years' experience in the insurance market, and is a specialist in resolving tricky and valuable coverage disputes. Tom has particular expertise in financial lines, D&O and professional indemnity coverage issues. Tom joined Indemnity Legal in January 2024 and brings his experience in the insurance market to bear on coverage issues encountered by policyholders, seeking to ensure that problems with valid claims are resolved quickly.
Prior to joining Indemnity Legal, Tom was an Of Counsel at CMS and before that, a senior lawyer at DAC Beachcroft. During that time, Tom acted for numerous insurers and markets resolving policy coverage disputes, including representing clients as advocate in arbitration. Tom also defended numerous large claims against professionals, including several well known firms of City and West End solicitors. As an experienced Solicitor Advocate, he is also experienced at leading and managing solicitor and counsel teams through trial. This experience means that Tom’s approach is to think about the end-game at the outset - and such an approach means that, at the outset of a matter, his clients benefit from clear advice on the merits and the evidence.