Tom has over 20 years experience in private client work, including Wills, the formation and administration of trusts, the winding-up of estates, Inheritance Tax planning and asset protection work generally. This can involve protecting assets from the effects of tax, separation and divorce, and business failure amongst various other risks. Tom acts for high-net-worth clients, assists in cases of adults with incapacity, the affairs of the elderly generally and he advises a number of charities. He also provides guidance and assistance to couples getting married for the second time. He acts as Clerk to six of the 14 historic Crafts that make up the Trades House of Glasgow.
Tom was responsible for the Sheriff Court case of T Petitioner, which broke new law in cases of clients suffering from mental incapacity. He has chaired and spoken at numerous conferences and continues to provide talks on a number of different private client topics.
Tom is qualified in England as well as Scotland and is a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Trust and Succession Law sub-committee. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP NP
Joined the firm: 2014