Tom McKernan - Solicitor
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Tom is an associate in the civil litigation team with more than six years’ experience acting in a wide variety of commercial disputes.  He specialises in complex, multi-jurisdictional fraud claims in the Commercial Court, which often involve asset freezing orders.

Tom is listed as a "stand-out associate" and one of Byrne and Partners' "key lawyers" in the Legal 500 rankings.

Notable experience


Tom read Law at the University of Nottingham and graduated in 2007. He joined Byrne & Partners in September 2012 after completing his training at Edwards Wildman Palmer’s London office. Tom is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association.

News and Articles

High Court considers threshold test in security for cost applications  - 20 November 2015 

Supreme Court case preview: settlement agreements and fraud  - 28 April 2016

Court orders defendant subject to worldwide freezing order to provide disclosure of legal expense funding - 05 July 2018

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