Tom Holbrook

Tom Holbrook

Partner Sheffield, United Kingdom

Qualification

  • Qualified in England and Wales in 1995

Tom is a Partner in our Sheffield Office, managing a team that deals primarily with litigated claims and offers pre–litigation advice on high value matters. Tom qualified in England and Wales in 1995 and has been a Partner at Kennedys since 2013. Tom has developed a client base including insurers, brokers, corporates, local authorities and police authorities.

Tom has a great deal of experience working on health and safety issues and litigation. His team works closely with corporates to safeguard businesses primarily in the “blue-light” sector, as well as retail, transport and manufacturing. Tom’s expertise is in employer liability, public liability and contractor claims, including complex catastrophic claims, as well as group actions. He has had notable successes in the Court of Appeal, including Calderdale M.B.C v Oliver.

He has specialist expertise in handling police malfeasance claims, employer liability, property and motor claims for a number of police forces. He provides policy advice on a wide range of issues relating to employment concerns, health and safety and risk management.

Market recognition

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Work highlights

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Market recognition
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    Next Generation Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016