Tom Ainsworth

Senior Associate

Tom is a solicitor-advocate specialising in complex high value litigation.

Before joining PGMBM, Tom graduated from the University of Oxford with a Law degree in 2009, trained and practised as an associate at Clifford Chance between 2010 and 2015, and then spent over 5 years at a leading US firm in London.

He has litigated a wide range of cases for claimants and defendants in the English Commercial Court, Chancery Division, Queen’s Bench Division, and Court of Appeal, often in parallel with related proceedings in other jurisdictions. He has also acted in commercial arbitrations under the rules of various international arbitral institutions.

Aside from litigation, Tom is experienced in the conduct and settlement of criminal investigations involving the UK Serious Fraud Office, the French Parquet National Financier, and the US Department of Justice.
 
On a pro bono basis, Tom has represented appellants in the First-Tier Tribunal in relation to their disability benefits entitlements and has advised charities concerning wrongful convictions, prison reform, and LGBT+ rights.

PGMBM (a trading name of Excello Law Limited) – SRA License Number 512898

Excello Law is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and complies with the Solicitors Code of Conduct, a copy of which can be located here.

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