Strengths: “Tom Wood’s knowledge of the details of the case is impressive, and his advocacy style is persuasive and steady.” “He’s excellent with complex matters and excellent with clients too.”
Chambers UK Bar, 2023
‘Thomas has a fantastic eye for detail; he just excels at making complex issues simple to handle and his ability to process large volumes of information quickly is second to none too. He also has a very reassuring manner with clients and he’s one of the very best employment law advocates and a go-to expert for tricky issues and complex advocacy in employment law.’
Legal 500, 2023
Tom Wood is a rising star at the Northern employment Bar. He frequently appears in the Employment Tribunal, representing both claimants and respondents in TUPE, disability discrimination, and whistle-blowing cases.
Tom is a true employment and discrimination specialist, known for his technical expertise and ability to tackle the most complex cases across a variety of fields. His practice focuses on the commercial sector, and with increasing emphasis on the education and care sectors.
Tom qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and has experience acting for both claimants and respondents equally. Throughout his career, Tom has been instructed to act and advise both for and against some of the largest organisations in the country, often in complicated or high-value claims and across a variety of fields with emphasis on the commercial sector.
As a former solicitor, Tom understands the value and assistance of early involvement of counsel, and is happy to advise and assist at any stage of a case.
Tom’s book ‘A Practical Guide to the Law in Relation to Menopause and Perimenopause in the Workplace’ is available to buy on Law Brief Publishing and on Amazon.
Tom is accredited to receive instructions directly from members of the public through the Public Access Scheme.
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