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Tom is an associate working in the International Arbitration group in Paris.
He has represented clients as counsel in commercial, investment and construction arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL Rules, as well as advising States and investors in relation to their rights under investment treaties and the ICSID Convention. He has advised clients in relation to enforcement and annulment proceedings in numerous jurisdictions, as well as acting as Tribunal Secretary in arbitrations under the LCIA Rules. He regularly advises clients on the drafting of dispute resolution clauses and settlement agreements.
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.
He has experience of disputes in various sectors including energy, telecommunications, manufacturing, metals and mining, and infrastructure.
Successfully representing Flemingo DutyFree in an UNICTRAL Rules arbitration against Poland in a claim arising under the Poland-India bilateral investment treaty.
Representing a leading European buyer of gas in an UNCITRAL Rules arbitration relating to a price revision under a long-term supply contract.
Representing a Middle Eastern seller of gas in an ICC arbitration relating to the price of gas under a long-term supply contract.
Advising a Western European seller of gas in relation to a pending ICC arbitration arising out of a long-term supply contract with an East Asian counterparty.
Advising a Scandinavian hydroelectric producer in relation to claims under long-term supply contracts.
Representing an Eastern European State in pending ICC 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 Eastern European sovereign states and international investors in relation to potential claims under bilateral investment treaties and the ICSID Convention.
Representing a South-East Asian company in an 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)