Tom Whitfield - DAC Beachcroft

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Tom Whitfield

Tom Whitfield

Legal Director


Tom Whitfield is a professional indemnity lawyer in our Newcastle office. He specialises in defending claims brought against a wide range of professionals including Solicitors, Architects and Surveyors.

Tom also advises insurers on policy points and acts on their behalf in any subsequent disputes.

Tom's experience includes:

  • Acting in a structural engineering claim worth £9M involving multiple parties.
  • Representing a firm of solicitors in relation to multiple claims brought by various lenders arising out of a property club scheme.
  • Successfully defending at trial a solicitor who had allegedly failed to obtain a charge against the borrower's property.

Tom qualified in 1997 and joined DAC Beachcroft in 2016.


Tom is recommended in the Legal 500, 2015 edition.

"Tom Whitfield is top of his game." Legal 500, 2014 Edition