Tom Bird

Biography

Tom Bird has represented clients in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He is equally at home in arbitration. His significant cases include appeals to the Supreme Court in The DC Merwestone – a marine insurance dispute concerning the fraudulent device doctrine – and Stott v Thomas Cook, the leading case on the exclusivity of the Montreal Convention and its relation to EU law. Tom has a broad commercial practice with a focus on shipping, commodities, aviation, insurance and reinsurance. Chambers UK recommends him as “a rising star ... He's responsive, accessible, bright, tenacious, and user-friendly."

Areas of Practice

Insurance & Reinsurance

Year Qualified

2011

Education

MA (Cantab)
GDL (City)
BPTC (City)

Memberships

COMBAR