Tom Briggs


Tom joined Charles Russell in 2000 and qualified into the Corporate Service Group in 2002. Having spent six months on secondment as Acting General Counsel for a major corporate client in Bahrain in 2008, Tom relocated to Charles Russell’s Bahrain office permanently in March 2009. Tom was made a partner in the Corporate Service Group in July 2010.

Tom specialises in corporate, finance and commercial law and he has significant experience advising on a variety of corporate, banking, private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as a wide range of commercial agreements in Bahrain, the UK and internationally. Tom has recently acted as the lead partner on a number of high value corporate and commercial transactions and contentious matters across a number of industries, including aviation, banking and finance, sports, tourism, construction and real estate and telecommunications.

He is an active member of the TMT sector team and has drafted and negotiated numerous corporate and commercial agreements in the telecommunications industry and spent over 6 months on secondment at FLAG Telecom, the private owner of a global submarine cable network.