Partner, Mackenzie Elvin Law LLB/BA, University of Otago
Tom grew up in Tauranga and returned to Mackenzie Elvin. He is a Partner specialising in general commercial work, commercial property, succession and day-to-day needs of commercial entities.
Tom works for a variety of clients including large commercial entities, families, cross border organisations and local authorities.
He takes equal enjoyment working with corporate entities as with closely held family businesses, first home buyers and first time business owners. Tom views his relationship with clients as being transformational rather than simply transactional.
Tom brings tremendous energy, experience and enthusiasm to his work and to the firm. Clients value his pragmatic and direct approach, his sound and strategic advice, and his willingness to tackle difficult issues.
Tom also takes a keen interest in governance both as a trustee for a number of private trusts as well as his current role as Chair of Sport Bay of Plenty.
Outside of work he enjoys downtime with his wife Sara and their growing family.