Tom is a Partner and specialist Family lawyer. Tom joined Simons Muirhead & Burton in November 2019, having previously led the Family Department at a highly ranked media and entertainment firm in the West End.
Tom specialises in divorce, financial claims on divorce and financial claims on behalf of children and property claims. Tom also acts for clients when the care of their children and issues to do with their welfare are in dispute with the other parent. Tom has considerable experience assisting clients who are considering entering into a nuptial agreements or require advice about the effect of their nuptial agreement on the outcome of a financial claim on divorce.
Tom is recognised and ranked by Chambers and Partners and listed as a ‘Leading Individual’ by the Legal 500. A former client has commented, “Tom was able to see and identify the issues from the very beginning. I never felt at any time that Tom was wrong footed during the case or that the case developed in a way that Tom did not see coming. He guided me through the process expertly with a smile and a sense of humour”.
“He really does see the wood for the trees, and is a strong player in this field”
Chambers & Partners, 2019
“Tom Farley-Hills is incredibly good at spotting the strengths and weaknesses in a case from the beginning and his client care is fantastic”
Legal 500, 2019
“An extremely accomplished family lawyer who take a commercial and sensible approach”
Chambers & Partners, 2018
“As comfortable litigating as he is negotiating, mediating or arbitrating”
Legal 500, 2017