Mill House, 1 New Road, Chippenham
- Offers free advice
Thomas joined Goughs in April 2015 and was made a Partner in 2016. Previously Thomas studied at Jesus College, Oxford and the University of the West of England before completing his legal training with Burges Salmon.
He is an experienced family law specialist and advises a wide range of clients, both married and unmarried, on the implications of relationship breakdown, including the following:
- Divorce and separation
- The resolution of financial claims, often involving complex issues, involving businesses, trusts and pensions
- Cohabitation agreements, separation agreements and pre and post marital agreements; and disputes involving children.
- Thomas is Head of the Family Department at Goughs and is also Head of our Farming sector, having a particular interest in separation and the impact it has on the farming community.
Thomas is a member of Resolution and has sat on both regional and national Resolution committees. As such he advocates a non-confrontational approach to the resolution of disputes wherever possible. He regularly organises training for professionals interested in family law.
Outside work, Thomas is a Governor of King Edward’s School in Bath, he is Vice President of the Bath Old Edwardians’ RFC, supporter of Bath RFC and Lansdown Cricket Club.
What our clients say about Thomas
Tom showed that his reassuring, professional personality proved to be the key in dealing with the complex issues involved in my divorce proceedings. Tom can only be described as kind, caring and willing to go above and beyond what anybody could expect from a family solicitor