Tom Clark is a Legal 500 recommended lawyer and co-owner of iLaw, a boutique law firm based in the city of London. Tom focuses his practice on litigation, insolvency, fraud investigation, asset recovery and judgement enforcement.
The Legal 500 2021 provides: "Tom Clark is the stand out Partner for complex litigation and asset recovery: and he has excellent connections with similar lawyers in other jurisdictions to ensure asset recovery is dealt with swiftly and effectively."
Tom’s experience includes large scale and complex multi-jurisdictional litigation relating to insolvency, shareholders, joint ventures, cryptocurrency, unfair prejudice petitions, shareholder deadlock, misfeasance, breaches of directors’ duties, improper use of company funds and breach of contract claims.
Tom is currently leading two high-value group actions against Visa and MasterCard for unlawful interchange fees, acting for various claimants including Naked Wines plc, The Watches of Switzerland Group plc, Pret a Manger, Alix Partners, KPMG, Ernst & Young, and The White Company.
Past reported/high profile cases include acting for corporate defendants in the $4bn bank fraud case of BTA Bank v Ablyazov; cryptocurrency freezing order; acting for a well-known music artist in a dispute over ownership of a TV company; advising a hedge fund on corporate governance issues, acting for the defendant in an alleged fraud claim concerning an iron ore mine in South America (Vitol SA v Morley) and advising a Belarus businessman in a dispute with his partner over the ownership of a car factory in Minsk (J&W Sanderson Ltd v Fenox (UK) Ltd).