Tom, who is from Dumfries & Galloway, graduated from the University of Dundee in 2012 and completed his Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2013. Thereafter, he completed his legal traineeship with one of Scotland’s top ten Law Firms.
Tom joined Ross & Connel in October 2019 and is Partner of the Private Client team. He deals with the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Inheritance Tax and management of large Estates. He has a particular interest in Legal Rights and has experience of managing contentious Executries.
Full Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and Affiliative Member of STEP. He is also a Solicitor Member of the Advisory Council for Messengers-at-Arms and Sheriff Officers for the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service. Former Solicitor Member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Trusts and Succession Law Sub-Committee working alongside leading private client practitioners.
Tom is a Notary Public and has been a Mentor for the Law Society of Scotland and Judge for the Donald Dewar Debating Tournament for over nine years.
In his spare time Tom enjoys exploring the local countryside, spending time with family and learning to play golf.