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Tom Stocker

Partner, Head of Corporate Crime

About Tom

Tom is a regulatory lawyer with expertise in compliance, investigations and corporate criminal defence. He is experienced in cases concerning fraud, bribery, money laundering, export controls & trade sanctions, tax offences, criminal cartels, health and safety, and other regulatory offences.

Tom has successfully defended numerous criminal cases and he has represented clients in a number of public inquiries. He has advised on several internal investigations into financial criminality and he is experienced in the making of money laundering disclosures and self-reporting. He recently acted for Abbot Group Limited in a bribery case which led to the first civil settlement with the Scottish public prosecutor.

In addition to his defence work, he has prosecuted regulatory breaches for both the Maritime & Coastguard Agency and the Port of London Authority. He also regularly provides risk management advice and training to help companies comply with laws which attract criminal sanction.

Tom is ranked in Chambers & Partners for (1) Corporate Crime & Investigations, and (2) Health and Safety.

Education

LLB (Hons) University of Aberdeen

Diploma in Legal Practice – University of Aberdeen

Qualified Lawyer Transfer Test – College of Law