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Tom trained at a City law firm and qualified as a Solicitor there in March 2013. He joined Birketts in January 2015 and is now a Partner in our Agriculture and Estates Team.
Tom specialises in agricultural property and deals with acquisitions and sales of farms and estates, renewable energy projects, agricultural tenancies, partnerships, succession planning and structuring.
Tom is based in our Ipswich office.
Tom is the Chairman of the Suffolk Committee of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.
Tom grew up in Suffolk, studied law at Cambridge University and completed his Legal Practice Course at the BPP Law School in Holborn, London.
Outside of work, Tom is a keen sportsman and enjoys shooting, skiing, tennis and golf.
Tom is ranked and named as a ‘Rising Star’ by Legal 500 [UK 2022]. Clients in this edition say “Tom Verrill in particular is very good and to be recommended. He is forthright where needed and more emollient where required, good knowledge and sensible with his billing”. Another adds “Honesty and integrity, not too cautious but ready to engage or withdraw as required. Proper real wold advice not a load of flannel. Tom Verrill is very good and adapts to our way of doing business, honesty and integrity”.
The Legal 500 [UK 2021] says:
“Senior associate Tom Verrill’s ability to understand the key barriers to a deal and provide potential solutions marks him apart from his competitors. He has a detailed understanding of the application of law which allows him to represent his clients’ interests better than others. His communication with his opposite numbers and his clients ensures that all those with whom he is dealing know exactly what is happening with their project.”
“Tom Verrill [and others] have a good depth of knowledge, offer clear advice and they are readily available and turn matters around very quickly.”
Tom is ranked and named as an ‘Associate to Watch’ by Chambers [UK 2022]. A source says “he is very good at assimilating client requirements and translating them into action. He is very good on the client interface front and a very competent lawyer”. Clients in the previous edition say he “knows his law and is the epitome of getting the job done in an excellent and swift fashion for the benefit of all concerned”.
He is forthright where needed and more emollient where required, good knowledge and sensible with his billing.
Legal 500 [UK 2022]