Tom Brook is Counsel within the Corporate department and advises on a wide range of corporate and finance transactions taking place in the jurisdictions of the Isle of Man and the British Virgin Islands.
He qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2007 and worked for seven years in the banking and finance teams of two UK based international law firms. He has also gained significant commercial experience having spent six months on secondment within the legal department of Barclays Bank PLC. In 2011, Tom was called to the bar in the British Virgin Islands.
Tom has used his onshore legal banking and finance expertise to enhance and expand Appleby’s local lending practise area. Tom has diverse practise area and has experience on a wide range of transactions encompassing international finance, acquisitions, insolvency and matters involving the ever growing Isle of Man Aircraft Registry.
Tom was recommended by Legal 500 UK 2015, referred to as "very responsive and sensible." In 2016 the guide recommended him for his shipping and aviation finance expertise. Most recently Legal 500 UK 2018 ranked Tom as a ‘Next Generation’ lawyer in Investment Funds & Capital Markets, as well as being noted in the practices areas of Banking and Finance, Commercial Property, Corporate and Commercial and Insurance and Pensions.
"[Tom] is very responsive and sensible."