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Tom is a Partner in the Corporate department advising clients on acquisitions, disposals, investments, corporate structures and reorganisations.

He has extensive experience working on a variety of transactions for both public and private companies across a range of sectors including pharmaceutical, aviation, engineering, manufacturing and training/education.

Tom also assists with the editing of the leading practitioners’ guide “Sinclair on Warranties and Indemnities on Shares and Asset Sales” 9th Edition.


Recent transactions on which Tom has advised include:

  • The sale of a UK-based manufacturer to a New York Stock Exchange listed corporation
  • The acquisition of three European manufacturing sites by a UK based pharmaceutical company
  • A $285m investment into an international UK based commodities company by a German international food manufacturer
  • A large scale due diligence exercise within the aviation sector
  • The sale of a UK based e-learning provider to a UK listed company
  • A multi-stage, multi-jurisdictional acquisition and disposal for a Dutch company

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What our clients say

  • Tom Pollard delivers results, adds value and provides the assurance I look for when doing deals. Tom takes the time to understand my objectives then seeks ways to accomplish the task at hand. He has a superb technical knowledge and I can always rely on him to challenge my thinking and push my boundaries; something so critical in today's age and climate. His attention to detail is brilliant! Tom is another key person in Ward Hadaway I thoroughly enjoy working with.

    David Harper, Chairman, HarperCo
  • Throughout the course of a very demanding sale process to a serial acquirer, Tom Pollard provided straightforward, clear and commercially focused advice together with a level of service and dedication which went way beyond our expectations. He is a very impressive individual and is extremely good at what he does and I can give no higher recommendation than I would have no hesitation in working with him in the future.

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