Tom joined Burges Salmon in 1995. He became a partner in the private client and wealth structuring department in 2004. He was a chartered surveyor before turning to law.
He is a member of the Country Landowners and Business Association and of Professional Advisors to the International Art Market.
He often lectures on the capital gains tax and inheritance tax issues facing families and their businesses. As a former land agent he has a particular interest in clients with land and property.
He heads the firm's estates and land team and the food and farming team.
He advises clients on succession and wealth planning and all aspects of complex trusts, wills, probate and capital tax issues.