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Thomas Lane, , Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Thomas Lane

Solicitor
Family Department

Languages:

English, German

Expertise and experience

Tom is a qualified solicitor, and gained experience in family law, mental health and mental capacity during the course of his training.

Tom assists Kate Hammond as well as conducting cases, advising and representing clients at court in certain matters.

Before joining us, Tom spent some time in the United States, where he volunteered as an intern at the Public Defender’s Office in Oklahoma City, assisting with the investigation of cases where defendants were facing the death penalty. On his return to the UK, Tom completed his Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School and then went on to become a Childcare law paralegal, allowing him to build considerable experience in this area. Tom is passionate about family law and ensuring access to justice for people who find themselves requiring a lawyer at one of the most difficult times of their lives.

Some recent experience of Tom’s includes:

  • advising and assisting people in relation to care proceedings and arrangements for children; and
  • representing clients in court in relation to arrangements for children.
2013 - 2014
Internship in Public Defender’s Office, USA
2015
Completed the Legal Practice Course
2015 - 2017
Worked as a childcare law paralegal
2017
Joined Miles & Partners
2018
Started his training contract
2020
Qualified as a solicitor

Approach and ethos

I ensure that my interactions with all individuals involved in a case are professional, but friendly, making me approachable and efficient at dealing with sensitive and difficult issues.

Accolades, accreditations and memberships