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Tom is an Associate Solicitor in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution team.
Tom qualified as a Solicitor in 2013. Prior to qualification Tom completed the Bar Vocational Course (now BPTC) attaining a Very Competent, being called to the Bar as a member of Inner Temple in 2009.
Joining Slater Heelis as a trainee in 2012, Tom spent several months working within the Residential Conveyancing team before joining the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team. Prior to joining Slater Heelis Tom worked at a firm specialising solely in the niche area of Costs Law. Tom has carried this knowledge and his interest in Costs Law through to his present role at Slater Heelis.
Tom specialises in a broad range of commercial litigation, including such diverse aspects as repossession, defamation, bankruptcy and insolvency. Tom has particular knowledge of property litigation matters (including Party Wall Act matters and boundary and right of way disputes), contractual disputes, professional negligence, and debt recovery. Tom also assists Slater Heelis as a whole in dealing with any Costs Law related issues, in addition to advising clients in this specialised area of legal practice.
Tom puts his client’s aims to the forefront of any case, providing commercial solutions whether acting for private individuals or businesses.
Outside of the office Tom is also a Governor at Manchester Health Academy, a local academy secondary school and sixth form.