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Tom is an associate working in the International Arbitration group in Paris.
He has experience represented clients as counsel in commercial, investment and construction arbitrations under the ICC, and LCIA and UNCITRAL Rules, as well as advising states States and investors in relation to their rights under investment treaties and the ICSID Convention. He has also acted as Tribunal Secretary in arbitrations under the LCIA Rules.
He has experience of disputes in various sectors including energy, telecommunications, manufacturing, metals and mining, and infrastructure.
Tom has also worked in the Dispute Resolution Group in London, gaining experience in commercial litigation proceedings before the English High Court, the Privy Council, Eastern Caribbean and Cypriot courts.
Tom also regularly advises clients on the drafting of dispute resolution clauses and settlement agreements.
Representing an Indian investor in a pending UNICTRAL Rules arbitration against Poland in a claim arising under the Poland-India bilateral investment treaty.
Representing an Eastern European State in pending ICC commercial arbitration proceedings relating to a toll road project in Eastern Europe.
Representing an Eastern European State in a pending ICC arbitration against a creditor of a Communist-era State-owned company.
Advising a Western European company in relation to a pending ICC arbitration arising out of a long-term gas supply contract with an East Asian counterparty.
Advising a Scandinavian hydroelectric producer in relation to claims under long-term supply contracts.
Representing a South-East Asian company in a pending ICC arbitration relating to a manufacturing joint venture with a Central European company.
Representing an investor in LCIA arbitrations arising out of a real estate redevelopment project in India, which resulted in an award of over US$300 million against the investor's joint venture partners.
Representing and providing strategic advice to a Turkish conglomerate in relation to the enforcement of an ICC award in multiple jurisdictions.
Balancing Act(s): Arbitration Act and Senior Courts Act, New Law Journal, 27 September 2013, (co-author with Rian Matthews)