Professionals across the world face an ever-increasing exposure from claims brought against them by their clients and others.
We help our clients to handle complex and high profile professional negligence disputes with our hallmark breadth of expertise.
Working with our Disputes team, our subject matter specialists in areas such as tax, banking, pensions, real estate, M&A and IT can be called upon to help you reach your desired outcome.
We work with major financial institutions, accountancy and tax advisory firms, investment management firms, pension consultancies, law firms, construction companies, valuers and partnerships, often in conjunction with their insurers.
A leading Australian public company
Advice on seeking recovery from its auditors for losses from alleged negligence in the context of the largest corporate re-structure in Australia and one of the largest class actions in Australian legal history
A leading financial institution
Advising in respect of both the regulatory and contentious fall-out from the global financial crises including handling major litigation in the US and numerous threatened claims in the UK and Europe
Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
Advising in large-scale recoveries work associated with the collapse of Keydata Investment Services in 2009
A number of complex claims against construction professionals, including in relation to emergency services facilities, construction of hospitals and commercial premises
An international law firm
Defending allegations of professional negligence following a fraud committed on a financial institution
Tom is a QC and head of Herbert Smith Freehills' advocacy group. He is a leading advocate in courts and tribunals at interim, trial and all appellate levels both in England and Wales and a number of offshore jurisdictions. He is also a Deputy High Court Judge and acts as arbitrator.