Thomas has been in the legal profession since 2002. Prior to joining the Firm, he was head of the arbitration and commercial dispute resolution practice at the London office of an international law firm.
Thomas is an English qualified barrister and leads the Firm’s arbitration practice. He is an experienced advocate in arbitrations under all of the major institutional rules, and in ad hoc arbitrations and has also appeared regularly as an advocate in the English High Court (including the Commercial Court), and the Court of Appeal.
He has particular experience of complex commercial disputes arising in the fields of energy, oil & gas, banking and financial services, and construction and engineering. Much of his work involves cross-jurisdictional issues and the conflicts of laws, such as asset-tracing and the enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards. He has substantial experience in international cases, and frequently works with overseas lawyers in common law and civil law jurisdictions.
He is a graduate of Cambridge University and was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 2002.