Tom joined Gallaway Cook Allan as a Senior Solicitor in 2020 and is based in our Wanaka office. He Specialises in property work, trusts and general commercial matters.
Tom studied Law and Arts at Otago University and prior to joining, spent time in London where he worked as a private client lawyer in a magic circle law firm and more recently with one of the world's largest Family Offices advising on a range of private client, commercial and tax matters. He has a particular interest in trusts and succession planning.
Tom lives in Mt Pisa with his wife on a commercial cherry orchard which keeps him busy in his spare time.
“Being involved in the primary industry as a grower gives you a unique perspective on what is expected from the services sector. I enjoy drawing on this experience and applying it toward helping clients achieve their objectives with practical, concise advice and being conscious of adding value to any transaction.”
Tom is excited to be back in Wanaka having spent a lot of time there throughout his life. He enjoys getting outdoors and enjoying all the region has to offer.
Tom advises on a wide range of private client, development and commercial matters.