Tom Bruce is an experienced corporate lawyer known for his personable approach and outstanding client service. He advises entrepreneurs, corporates, family-owned businesses and sports organisations.
Tom's expertise spans fundraising and mergers and acquisitions for ambitious and fast-growing private businesses and corporates; and the legal needs of family-owned businesses and sports organisations including transactional matters, governance and succession planning.
Tom qualified as a solicitor in 2008.
"Tom Bruce is the most knowledgeable lawyer in regards to corporate governance issues in the sports sector. He has advised so many organisations, and his detailed knowledge of the sector, coupled with his legal skill, means he is now the go-to person for any governance related issues in the sport sector." (Legal 500 2021)
Tom Bruce 'provides superlative service'. Legal 500
Tom Bruce is recommended for corporate governance matters, and 'has almost single-handedly helped to modernise the governance of many sports organisations'. Legal 500
Tom spent five months on secondment to the Rugby Football Union in 2014. He is a contributor to Lewis & Taylor's leading textbook "Sport: Law and Practice" and his commentary on governance reform at FIFA and the UCI has been published by the Telegraph, the Times, FourFourTwo and Perform, and also aired on the radio in South Africa.