Tom has more than 30 years of experience as a tax lawyer, focusing on business tax matters and acting for a broad range of clients, ranging from entrepreneurs and management teams to private equity houses, large PLCs/multi-nationals and financial institutions.

The range of his practice includes advice to start-up and early stage businesses, often in the context of obtaining tax efficient funding from investors (securing related HMRC pre-investment approvals), advice on corporate restructuring (and associated HMRC clearances), on the structuring and implementation of company sales/acquisitions and on employment tax matters, include bespoke equity incentive arrangements. He also advises on the tax aspects of commercial and financing projects, often involving an international dimension.