Thomas is an associate solicitor in the IP and IT team at Stephens Scown. He has over 7 years experience of working in intellectual property and information technology, and qualified as a solicitor in 2016. Thomas holds both a bachelors and masters degree in English from the University of Kent and has undertaken the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at the University of Law.
Thomas works predominantly with national and international businesses. He also heads up the firms’ food and drink team, and has experience of working with a broad range of food and drink businesses, advising on their brand portfolios and consumer facing terms. Thomas is a director of nuBright, a joint venture business offering data protection and cyber security assistance.
As an IP specialist, Thomas' work includes:
Thomas is valued by IT clients for his intrinsic understanding of both the law and its practical application.
As an IT lawyer, Thomas regularly assists client with:
Thomas has helped hundreds of IP and IT clients during his time at the firm.
Thomas is a skilled public speaker and provides training for clients on his areas of practice. He has delivered guest lectures at the Universities of Exeter, Falmouth and Bournemouth.
Outside of work, Thomas is a non-executive director of Food Drink Devon, a not-for-profit organisation set up to help quality food and drink producers based in Devon.
Young Lawyer to Watch - Legal 500 UK 2017 - "Tom is patient, efficient, responsive and very helpful". Legal 500 is an independent guide to the legal profession who recognises top lawyers.