Tom practises in most areas of civil litigation, but with a particular focus on trusts, equity and insolvency matters.
He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is the New Zealand country correspondent for Trusts & Trustees, which is a leading international journal on trust law and practice.
In addition to his civil practise, Tom has prosecuted numerous criminal trials, and has regularly acted for government agencies including the Inland Revenue Department, the Commerce Commission, and the Financial Markets Authority.
He has particular experience in cases involving criminal fraud and securities related offending, and acted for the Crown in various prosecutions arising from the finance company sector collapse, including prosecuting the directors of Bridgecorp Ltd.
Tom also regularly acts for liquidators, receivers and creditors in insolvency related matters.
BA LLB (Auckland) 2004
LLM (Sydney) 2005
Barrister Sole: 2013