Linklaters announces the appointment of Tom Cassels as partner, specialising in contentious competition and public law disputes

Linklaters has appointed Tom Cassels as a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice.

Tom joins from Baker & McKenzie where he was Chair of the Global Disputes practice. His expertise lies in commercial and regulatory disputes, contentious competition matters and judicial reviews. He advises clients on legal aspects of reputation management such as handling internal investigations as well as public inquiries and select committee hearings.

Michael Bennett, Linklaters’ Global Head of Dispute Resolution, said:

“Tom’s election is a significant and strategic opportunity for our disputes offering, and for the firm. His joining us further boosts the capacity and profile of our growing dispute resolution team and in particular our market-leading contentious competition practice in London led by Michael Sanders. We look forward to welcoming him to Linklaters.”

For further information please contact Katie Taylor on 020 7456 2287