Tom Crawford, Associate, Public & Regulatory
I am an Associate in the Public Law and Regulatory Group in London.
I advise both private and public sector clients in relation to public and administrative law issues, including lawful decision-making and use of powers by public bodies, governance and the proper application of rules and policy. I have experience of advising and engaging with Government Departments, regulators and other agencies. I also have experience of contentious matters, and have advised on investigations, judicial review challenges and other High Court litigation.
I also frequently advise clients in regulated industries in relation to regulatory risk and opportunities. I have particular experience of advising national and multinational businesses on the application of domestic and EU regulatory regimes to their operations and products, and have assisted clients in the food and drinks, electrical goods and automotive sectors.
Prior to joining Fieldfisher, I was an Associate in the Regulatory Group of a Magic Circle law firm, where I also trained, and I have also spent time as a legal adviser to the UK Government's Ministry of Justice, where I advised on a broad range of public law matters, including policy-making and consultation, the development of primary legislation and the drafting of secondary legislation and rules. I also advised heavily on legal issues related to Brexit.
I completed a degree in Law at the University of Oxford and obtained my LPC from BPP University Law School.