Tom is a partner in the International Corporate Department of Trowers & Hamlins LLP, currently based in our Kuala Lumpur office.
Tom has been working with Trowers & Hamlins for 10 years and has gained a broad range of experience advising on corporate, commercial, banking and finance transactions, with a particular focus on corporate work.
In the corporate field Tom's main focus is on cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity, equity capital markets, joint ventures, and corporate structuring for UK company / commercial real estate acquisitions by overseas investors. Often this involves a significant Shari'ah structuring aspect as many of our clients and/or their investors are Shari'ah compliant. Tom also has expertise in advising clients on international commercial contracts including franchise and distribution agreements.
Tom has advised a range of clients, including governmental institutions, banks, fund and asset managers, operating businesses and high net worth individuals, in a variety of sectors including private equity, financial services, wholesale Islamic and conventional banking, real estate development, telecommunications, food & beverage, insurance, industrial, and aviation.