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Tom Lidstrom

Partner Consultant, London



Commercial litigator practises in proceedings before courts/tribunals in Asia, Europe and the Middle East; conducted numerous arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional (ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC etc); acted in disputes involving the financial, energy, aviation, telecoms, defence and retail sectors; represented clients in regulatory, disciplinary, and remediation investigations and proceedings; experienced in all forms of injunctive and interim measures, including freezing orders, anti-suit injunctions and dawn raids; extensive experience of asset tracing in offshore jurisdictions, jurisdictional disputes, cross-border and multi-centric litigation, and cross-border regulatory proceedings; extensive experience of alternative dispute resolution and negotiations with governments and state bodies; regularly advises clients on anti-corruption laws and policies.

Professional experience

2000 - 2008 Partner, London
2008 - 2012 Partner, Hong Kong
2012 - Partner, London 


1984 - 1988 Oriel College, Oxford University M.A. (Law), BCL (JC Morris and Sir Rupert Cross Prizes)


English, Swedish


“Restoring the Effectiveness of Exclusive Jurisdiction Clauses in Europe”, Capital Markets Law Journal, 2006

“Contempt of Court”, The Lawyer, 2004

“Limitation of Liability Clauses”, Corporate Counsel Magazine, 1999

“Competition Dawn Raids”, International Commercial Litigation, 1998

“Anton Piller Orders”, International Commercial Litigation, 1998