Tom works in the Structured Finance practice of the firm, focusing primarily on loan portfolio sales and acquisitions.

Tom is regarded as an expert in loan portfolio transactions and acts for buyers and sellers of all types of debt and security. Tom has acted on a number of high profile portfolio transactions, including the £50m acquisition of Fleet Mortgages by Starling Bank, the merger of Newcastle and Manchester Building Societies, the multi-billion FSMA Part VII transfer of the UK business of Triodos Bank NV, the disposal of Bank and Clients Plc’s entire £100m mortgage portfolio, the acquisition of numerous portfolios of shared equity mortgages and the acquisition of the economic interest in a £120m equity release portfolio via a total return swap.

Tom’s technical ability and eye for detail have been described as unrivalled. Tom has been recognised in Legal 500 as “…a details man. Knowledgeable, precise, personable and efficient”. Tom provides clients with an excellent service and sees issues from their perspective, having undertaken a 12 month secondment with NatWest.

Tom also advises on non-contentious restructuring and insolvency, and has a vast amount of experience in acting for insolvency office holders, lenders, boards of directors and acquirers of distressed businesses. Tom has acted on many deals across different sectors, including the sale of the business and assets of Go Outdoors.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales