Tom is instructed on a range of private family law matters, from applications for child arrangements orders to occupation orders and non-molestation orders and more. He is comfortable delivering support and advice in difficult circumstances and is regarded for his fearless approach on behalf of his lay clients and for his skilful written work.
Tom is also instructed on public family law matters, appearing on a number of contested ICO hearings for the Local Authority and parents. His meticulous approach to his written work is positively received by clients and benches alike. Tom provides a quick turnaround with such work, facilitating his availability to be instructed on contested ICOs.
As a family law paralegal with Sugare and Co. and with time spent working at Leeds Children’s Social Work Services before joining the Bar, Tom is experienced in all stages of family law, which shows in his work and his sensitive handling of clients.
Born and raised in Leeds, Tom has a strong connection with the local community and experience of working with regional partner firms and agencies and of life in the city.