Tom joined Isadore Goldman in 2023 and before that was a partner in the insolvency team at a top 100 law firm.
Tom acts on a variety of contentious insolvency matters; pursuing claims for officeholders and defending and resolving claims for directors, bankrupts and their families.
Tom’s recent experience includes:
Pursuing a claim on behalf of a victim of a transaction defrauding creditor
Pursuing various misfeasance and antecedent transaction claims for liquidators
Advising a bankrupt and his wife facing a claim in relation to the existence and operation of trusts under attack by a Trustee in Bankruptcy, and
Advising a company director subject to various claims and contractual obligations with a multi-million-pound liability.
Tom acts on both sides of claims and aims to resolve disputes in a commercial and pragmatic way, while fighting fiercely on truly important points.
Tom also deals with a range of advisory and enforcement work, assisting; directors facing insolvency risks, creditors looking to secure recoveries and officeholders dealing with complicated issues in their appointments.
Recent examples include:
Acting for a lender enforcing security over assets and pursuing three guarantors, resulting in bankruptcies, and making significant recoveries to date with more anticipated
Acting for the administrators of a classic car dealership, addressing competing claims to ownership of vehicle assets, addressing, and discharging undertakings, freezing injunctions and other third-party restrictions over assets and dealing with various global claims, and
Advising directors and charity trustees in relation to solvency, personal risks and practical options.
Tom is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association and a Regional Council Member of R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals, for London and the Southeast.
“A smart solicitor who gives clear advice.”
“Approachable and confident. He has a good balance of knowing when to be aggressive and when not to be. We were very impressed with him.”
“Very good at dealing with complex and difficult contentious situations in relation to insolvency matters.”