Tom Swindells

Legal Staff


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Tom has worked in the legal industry since 2001. He qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2009. Before joining Martelli McKegg he worked for a firm in Yorkshire, England, where he specialised in commercial and corporate matters. He is experienced in dealing with a broad range of matters for business clients, including:

  • Acquisitions and Disposals - acting for individual and corporate buyers and sellers in share sales and purchases and asset sales and purchases; management buy-outs; corporate finance transactions
  • Corporate Advisory - dealing with company incorporations, restructures and other share transactions; drafting shareholder agreements and partnership agreements; providing company and corporate advice
  • Commercial Contracts - advising on, drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts including sale of goods agreements, terms and conditions, distribution agreements, agency agreements, licence agreements, supply of services agreements
  • Property (Landlord and Tenant) - drafting and negotiating commercial leases and other commercial property documentation for Landlord and Tenant and other parties

Tom moved to New Zealand in May 2017 and is undergoing the process to join the New Zealand Law Society. He has taken and passed four of the six parts of the New Zealand Law and Practice Examination and is studying for the remaining two parts, which he will take in 2018.

Recent articles

Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017