Tom specialises in insurance and reinsurance law, with a specific focus on property, energy and construction matters. He regularly provides policy coverage advice in respect of a range of CAR, advance loss of profit, delay in start-up and business interruption disputes.

Tom advises on complex engineering losses across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. His experience includes international arbitrations under the HKIAC, ICC, LCIA and SIAC Rules.

Tom also has extensive experience in construction professional indemnity matters. This includes defending professionals in the courts of England & Wales and advising various Singapore reinsurers on single project coverage disputes across Asia and the Middle East.

  • Advising on complex CAR/DSU claims on projects based in Guam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and the Philippines.
  • Acting as coverage counsel on several large machinery breakdown claims at operational power plants across Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.
  • Advising reinsurers on single project professional indemnity policy disputes on projects in Kuwait, Indonesia and the Philippines.
  • Advising reinsurers in Singapore on coverage issues in relation to renewable energy projects in Asia, North Africa and the Middle East.
  • Defending construction professionals in both High Court litigation and arbitration in England & Wales.
Areas of Expertise
  • Construction + Infrastructure
  • Power, Energy + Renewables
  • Property – Major Loss
  • Subrogated recoveries

Industry Representation
  • Construction + Infrastructure
  • Energy, Mining + Power