Tom is an independent commercial lawyer with over 15 years’ experience working in house and in private practice. He started his career with a leading commercial law firm in Manchester before taking a role as Head of Legal Services in a telecoms business in the North West. He now works on a consultancy basis providing legal advice to businesses and charities of all shapes and sizes. Not only has Tom gone through the mentoring training and been a mentor through 1MM but he also provides legal advice to 1MM. He is passionate about social mobility and is keen to promote and help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to realise their potential.