Tom Longstaff becomes a full member at Exchange Chambers

November 29, 2018

Exchange Chambers has welcomed Tom Longstaff as a full member.

Called to the Bar in 2017, Tom has considerable experience of legal practice that has involved appearing in every tier of the English courts up to the Court of Appeal. He is developing a broad commercial and insolvency practice in line with Chambers’ profile in those areas.

Since joining Exchange Chambers, he has regularly appeared in court in a range of commercial and insolvency matters, and has also worked as part of a larger team in a significant cross-border investment fraud dispute in the Commercial Court. Tom is also currently instructed by a US firm acting for 7,000 claimants in the Volkswagen Diesel Emissions litigation.

Before being called to the bar, Tom was an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team of a magic circle law firm in London, and has acted on behalf of large organisations and high net-worth individuals in their most complex and high-profile disputes. He has particular experience of complex litigation in the field of banking & finance.

Tom has a keen interest in pro-bono and has previously worked with a Florida-based charity which assists inmates on death row, and has also participated in numerous initiatives designed to encourage wider access to the legal profession.