Thomas Ogden’s practice encompasses a broad range of commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on international arbitration, professional liability, civil fraud, construction and engineering, information technology and banking and financial services disputes.
Tom is ranked as a Leading Junior in Legal 500. Comments include: ‘He is deft at distilling obscure legal and technical issues into clear strategic advice’, ‘very hardworking, knowledgeable’ (Legal 500, 2019); ‘He has a keen eye for detail while delivering good strategic advice for the client’, ‘very strong on the technical points’ (Legal 500, 2017); ‘He has a calm and reassuring demeanour, which instils confidence’ (Legal 500, 2016); “an astute and insightful junior” (Legal 500, 2015); “recommended for his wonderful drafting style, and superb attention to detail” (Legal 500, 2014).
In the past year Tom’s caseload has included:
- Acting (led by Graham Chapman QC) in a conspiracy claim relating to the ownership of a Bulgarian telecommunications business (LIC Telecommunications SARL v VTB Capital Plc and Others  EWHC 169 (Comm)).
- Acting (led by Roger Stewart QC) in the Construction Industry Vetting Information Group Litigation concerning allegations of blacklisting in the construction industry.
- Acting (as sole Counsel) in a TCC dispute arising out of the termination of a contract for the provision of IT services (TNTG v Tokio Marine Kiln).
- Acting in a dispute between two prominent Russian individuals relating to an alleged conspiracy to misappropriate assets.
- Acting (a sole Counsel) in a civil fraud claim brought by a an estate agency group against former employees.
- Acting (led by Graham Chapman QC) for one of the ‘Big Four’ in a claim concerning tax planning arrangements.
- Acting (led by Stephen Dennison QC) in a high-value PFI dispute relating to the construction and management of waste disposal facilities.
- Acting (led by Fiona Sinclair QC) in a dispute about the construction of delivery warehouses used by Amazon.
Further details of Tom’s practice and experience can be found below.
Before joining Chambers, Tom worked in the Credit Exotics and Hybrids Operations Division at JP Morgan Chase, dealing with credit derivatives and interest rate swaps.