Tom’s practice is focused on transactional matters, specifically the sale and purchase of large yachts and other luxury assets. He regularly advises a broad range of clients across the superyacht and leisure marine sectors including HNW & UHNW vessel owners, management companies & finance providers. He works extensively with all leading ship registries and maintains a broad network of specialist financial and technical advisors.
In addition to his transactional work Tom also advises individuals and commercial clients and across a broad range of contentious matters, including shipbuilding, refit disputes and asset recovery proceedings.
Prior to joining Jaffa & Co Tom worked for 10 years in the superyacht industry in both seagoing and management roles. He brings a wealth of practical experience to the team having previously served as an officer onboard some of the world’s most prestigious and instantly recognisable superyachts. He holds an MCA 3000gt Officer of the Watch certification and is a commercial RYA Yachtmaster.