Tom began his Undergraduate degree in 2005 at University of Ulster. This was completed in 2008. He then began his Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law at University of Ulster in 2009. He received his Masters degree in 2011. That same year he was accepted into the Graduate School of Professional Legal Education and began his apprenticeship with Brendan Kearney and Company solicitors. He was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in September 2013 and has worked as a solicitor with the company since then. He has experience of dealing with a variety of cases with his main areas of practice being Family Law and Criminal Law.