LL.B (Hons) (Aberdeen)

Dip LP (Aberdeen)

Special interests

Health & Safety

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries


Tom called to the bar in 2021 after 10 years in practice as a solicitor and solicitor advocate.

As a solicitor Tom worked for Simpson and Marwick and then Clyde and Co in Edinburgh as a Senior Associate. He was granted extended rights of audience in 2017. Tom appeared regularly in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland, including Inquiries, and Road Traffic Prosecutions.

Tom has a wealth of experience in a wide range of personal injury cases with a particular focus on road traffic, employers’ liability, large loss, and catastrophic injury cases. He is experienced in the quantification, negotiation, and settlement of high value claims.

In private practice Tom acted predominantly for insurers and private companies but has also represented individuals in both the civil and criminal courts.