Tom Devlin was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009, having previously worked in M&A at Rothschild. He is a partner of the firm.
Tom has advised and acted for regulators, banks, investment funds, trust companies, and professional bodies. His areas of expertise include financial crime prevention, sanctions compliance, corporate governance, and financial services and professional regulation. Between 2012 and 2014, Tom led a team of 30 in the conduct of a complex, multi-jurisdictional investigation into a unit of one of the world’s largest banks.
Tom is a door tenant of 23 Essex Street, one of the UK’s leading regulatory and criminal sets of barristers’ chambers. He is an accomplished and engaging speaker on financial crime prevention and regulatory policy and has trained both regulators and industry participants. In March 2015, he delivered the international keynote address at the GRC Institute’s AML and Financial Crimes Congress in Melbourne.
Tom holds a master's degree in modern history from Oxford University.