Tom Jones

Commercial Disputes

Tom is a Solicitor in our Commercial Disputes team, specialising in property disputes, public law, and commercial litigation.

He deals with a broad range of property disputes and has experience acting for both landlords and tenants, advising on dilapidations, Telecommunications Act disputes, forfeiture, adverse possession, nuisance, trespass, and in relation to property disputes in insolvency cases. Tom also has knowledge and experience of the planning system in England and Wales and policy interpretation.

In the public law arena, Tom has experience advising in relation to General Medical Council CESR equivalency certification appeals, as well as advising on judicial review and data subject access requests and complaints handling. Recently, Tom was involved in a successful Supreme Court case on behalf of a high-profile client.

Tom’s commercial litigation work deals with director and shareholder disputes, employee restrictive covenant disputes, commercial debt claims, injunctive relief, partnership disputes. He has worked on both large-scale and small-scale commercial litigation cases.

Prior to completing his training contract at Capital Law, Tom worked for an international law firm negotiating deeds of easement and has previously worked in the planning sector pursuing appeals against refusals of planning permission/enforcement notices on behalf of a diverse client base.

  • Acting on behalf of a high-profile client to intervene in Supreme Court proceedings to achieve a successful result.
  • Advising GPs in relation to their proposed appeal against the General Medical Council’s refusal of their application for entry onto the specialist register by way of a certificate of equivalency.
  • Acting on an emergency basis for a company under threat of being wound up for unpaid debts.
  • Acting for one side of shareholders with respect to a company shareholder dispute.
  • Advising a client on a dilapidations case, and eventually recovering a higher than expected amount, along with full legal costs from the other side.
  • Advising a client on the Telecommunications Act and Code of Practice, including advice on the health impacts of 5G masts.
  • Acting for a client in a breach of contract claim against former property agents for failing to maintain the client’s property to a specified standard.
  • Advising clients in relation to an unstable wall adjoining their property, alongside a spread of Japanese Knotweed.
  • Advising clients on adverse possession of land adjoining their own.
  • Commercial litigation
  • Property litigation – commercial and residential
  • Property insolvency
  • Public and Regulatory
  • Planning appeals


  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Jun 2021 – present)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Sep 2019 – Jun 2021)
  • Legal Assistant, Eversheds Sutherland (Aug 2018 – Aug 2019)
  • Planning Appeals Assistant and Researcher, Green Planning Studio (Oct 2014 – Aug 2017)


  • Cardiff University: LPC (2017 – 2018)
  • De Montfort University: LLB (2010 – 2013)

Memberships / Trustee Positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales