Tom Fitzpatrick > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

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Tom is a corporate partner with specialist private equity, insurance and real estate experience. He works for a number of international, national and south west clients including: private equity investors such as LDC and Piper; insurance clients such as Arch Insurance and Howden Broking Group; property investors such as Moorfield Group; and many south west businesses. Recent work includes acting for: LDC on its investment in digital media company Hybrid; Piper Private Equity on its £33m investment in pet accessories brand Omlet; Arch Reinsurance on its acquisition of Somerset Bridge and Southern Rock from shareholders including Arron Banks; Howden Broking Group on its acquisition on Medical Professional Risk Solutions; Moorfield Group on the £102m sale of a logistics portfolio to Carlyle and ARA Dunedin; Definition Capital on the sale of East London Hotel to Avelios and Crestline; the shareholders of Taste Connection on a sale to Nactarome, backed by Ambienta; and NCR on a significant acquisition



Trained Dorman Jeffrey & Co; qualified 1996; SJ Berwin 1997; Macfarlanes 2001; Dickinson Dees LLP 2004; partner, Dickinson Dees 2007; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Bristol

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP has sector specialisms in energy, insurance and real estate, offering clients expertise in acquisitions, disposals, investments and joint ventures. The team is particularly active in deals involving private equity, where the practice acts for PE houses including Puma, Piper and LDC as well as for management teams. Tom Fitzpatrick serves as practice head and is noted for his work on deals involving financial services and insurance companies, while Simon Hewes has substantial experience in mid-market transactions, particularly in the oil and gas space. Managing associates Sammy Hill and Alex Fergus are also recommended for their broad transactional experience.