Tom Spiller

Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution

Tom is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team at Rosenblatt.

Tom has extensive experience of acting in multi-jurisdictional, high value commercial disputes, regulatory matters and investigations, often involving a fraud element.

Tom also has significant experience of acting both for and against sovereign entities.

Significant experience includes:
  • Acting as English law conflict counsel for the SIPA trustee in the Madoff litigation, the largest Ponzi fraud of all time.
  • Acting for a financial institution in a £1.5bn claim brought by a foreign tax authority, involving complex litigation in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Acting for a sovereign bank entity in relation to a high value claim for breach of contract.
  • Advising a former Minister in relation to his evidence to the Grenfell enquiry.
  • Acting for the directors of a household name PLC in relation to claims for breach of fiduciary duty and breach of confidence made against its former CEO (Stobart Group Limited v William Andrew Tinkler [2019] EWHC 258 (Comm)).
  • Advising an FCA regulated company in relation to a high value tax investigation undertaken by a foreign regulator.
  • Acting for a financial institution in relation to injunction and related proceedings in the Courts of the DIFC & related Federal proceedings in the American courts in relation to corporate raiding of employees ((1) ED&F Man Capital Markets MENA Limited, (2) ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited v (1) Sayyed Hussain, (2) RJ O’Brien MENA Capital Limited (3) Stephen Ghallami CFI 015/2018).

Tom was appointed as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by the Queen in her 2019 Birthday Honours List for public and political service.

Tom Spiller is a Senior Associate specialising in commercial disputes and negligence claims.

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