Tom is an associate in Clyde & Co’s construction group and is based in the Dubai office.
Tom has extensive international experience in commercial litigation, focussing on construction disputes. He advises government agencies, contractors, and consultancies on variation and delay disputes arising from major public and private projects. He also has particular experience in disputes avoidance for ongoing projects.
Tom has worked with a range of clients across the offshore wind, hospital, and motorway sectors, and on high value commercial projects.
Tom qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2015 and received his LLM from LSE in 2022.
Tom was a winner of the New Zealand Society of Construction Law 2019 Essay Competition, his work on buildability was published by the International Bar Association’s Construction Law International in 2020, and in 2021 he presented to the 9th International Society of Construction Law Conference on buildability risk mitigation. In 2022 he won the LSE Atkin Chambers Construction Law Moot.
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