Thomas commenced a family law pupillage with Trinity Chambers in October 2023, under the supervision of Katherine Wood. Prior to being called to the Bar, Thomas enjoyed a career in the assurance industry, training with one of the ‘Big 4’ accounting firms and chartering as an Accountant in 2019.
Thomas has a broad interest in all aspects of family law including both public and private. Owing to his dual qualified status, being both a Pupil Barrister and Chartered Accountant, Thomas has a particular interest Family Finance & Property law.



  • Bar Training Course, Northumbria Law School (Distinction)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Leeds Law School (Distinction)
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford (Upper Second Class)
  • Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting, University of Exeter (First Class)



  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn Kennedy Scholarship
  • Harris Manchester College Scholar, University of Oxford
  • Leeds Law School Prize for Foundations of Tort Law
  • Waller Scholars’ Fund, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford
  • Dean’s Commendation, University of Exeter


The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

Clerking team

Steven Preen

Lead Family Clerk

0191 245 9551

Family & Immigration Clerk

0191 245 9531

Family Clerk

0191 245 9530


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