Tom is a Partner, who leads the Corporate & Commercial team.
Tom is a mergers and acquisitions lawyer, specialising in private equity and venture capital, acting for private equity houses and management teams, as well as investee companies. He advises on equity investment, the acquisition and sale of companies and businesses, and refinancing transactions, and has taken on numerous management advisory roles on private equity-backed deals.
Tom leads Capital’s private equity practice.
Tom acts for a number of private equity houses and is lead partner for WestBridge Capital, who he has advised on 10 management buy outs and several substantial exits.
In Chambers and Partners 2019, Tom is described by clients as being “very practical and down-to earth.”
Tom is identified in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 “The very well expected and extremely experienced Tom Kelleher is one of the stand out corporate lawyers in the region, especially for private equity work.”
As you know, we love working with you and the team at Capital Law. Your calm, pragmatic and assured approach make it very easy for us to keep focusing on the commercial issues, and to retain a strong relationship with management despite sitting on opposite sides of the table for many of the negotiations.
Valerie Kendall, WestBridge
Capital Law are a key partner for WestBridge. We believe it is essential to have a deep working relationship with your legal partner to ensure a transaction is optimised. Tom and the team at Capital Law are pragmatic and commercial in their approach. They have an ability to successfully navigate through difficult discussions without resulting to an overly adversarial exchange but always finding an appropriate compromise for all parties. They have the strength in depth to support us on multiple transactions and are very much an integral part of our team.
Guy Davies, WestBridge
• Banking and finance
• Group restructuring
• Joint ventures
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Private equity
• Venture capital transactions