Tom is solution-focused and offers pragmatic advice at every opportunity.
Tom routinely represents organisations in defending all types of claims in the Employment Tribunal, where he conducts his own advocacy. Tom has a particular interest in defending complex and high-value discrimination and whistleblowing claims. He has recently successfully defended a number of Employment Tribunal claims for unfair dismissal, constructive unfair dismissal, whistleblowing dismissal, unlawful deduction from wages, disability discrimination, sexual orientation discrimination and age discrimination. Tom has also advised clients in a number of cases before the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.
Tom also has expertise in advising senior employees in exit negotiations, and has represented a number of clients in achieving six-figure packages.
Tom works closely with our Corporate team to provide support to clients on employment issues arising from transactions and similar projects.
Tom regularly provides employment law updates and bespoke training to our clients.