Thomas qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and has experience of a broad range of transactional property and corporate work. This includes investment sales and purchases, development, refinancing and landlord and tenant work.
Thomas has a deep knowledge of the law and has a range of clients from private individuals to multinational companies.
Thomas practised for over 12 years before transferring to the Bar in 2011. Since his call to the Bar, Thomas has worked predominantly in property and chancery matters. This includes landlord and tenant matters, boundary disputes, and disputed registration of land and probate. In addition, he also has experience of a variety of other commercial disputes.
Thomas is a specialist in relation to all property related taxes. He has a detailed knowledge of stamp duty, land tax and the operation of various reliefs. He has advised in relation to the tax liability of complex transactions.
Thomas has also acted as a specialist adviser in relation to VAT, to construction, development, public and charitable organisations.
Thomas also worked closely with the dispute resolution team in matters involving property and related disputes.
Music: Singing in choirs at school, Cambridge, the College of Law, Macfarlanes, Oxford
Conducting the choir at the College of Law
Playing timpani with orchestras in Cambridge
Photography especially black & white; including (formerly) developing & printing
Sports Skiing; Sailing; cricket; hill walking