Having gained a distinction in his LLM in International Commercial Law, Thomas spent his early career at Public Concern at Work and Bindman & Partners.
He is a UK qualified solicitor and has been working with LXL since September 2005 on a number of contentious and non-contentious energy related matters and has gained experience in corporate and commercial law, M&A, business and employment law, international dispute resolution as well as advising on issues of CSR.
Thomas has worked on the refinancing and restructuring of a downstream petroleum business in East Africa, the Dragon Project in Milford Haven, a number of international acquisitions of energy related businesses as well as advising on day to day upstream and downstream operations and has assisted on a number of high profile international arbitrations.
Thomas has worked since in Africa (including Sudan, Zambia, Mauritius and Nigeria), Europe, Middle East and Kazakhstan as well as in the UK. Thomas has good language skills in French and basic Italian.