Dual-Qualified Senior Barrister
After being registered as Rechtsanwalt in Germany in 1993, and called to the Bar in England & Wales in 2007, and with over 30 years of cross-jurisdictional legal experience, I now practice as a:
I work with solicitors and law firms on a consultancy basis, and provide cost-effective, bespoke, and accessible legal advice and representation for SMEs, Limited Companies, Partnerships and Individuals on a retained or ad-hoc basis, at any stage of a dispute, legal question or review, under both English and German jurisdiction.
The man behind the bar
I live in Nottingham and am married with two daughters.
I was Clerk to the Governors of Wellington School and lectured in Commercial Law at the University of Exeter.
In my spare time, I like to go to the gym, swim, and walk in the countryside. I also love to sail.
In 2012 I completed the Brighton Marathon for the charity ‘Arms Around The Child’.
5 fun facts about Theo
TV guilty pleasure
Poached egg and salmon on toast (with a glass of champagne).
Favourite city in the world
Most embarrassing moment
After my first ever visit to the home of my ex-parents-in-law, I wrote a letter thanking them for their “hostility” instead of “hospitality”.
When I'm in a bar I drink...
Porn Star Martini when I’m with my wife; otherwise, I drink Mojito.
I can help you with
I help companies and individual clients to resolve/avoid legal disputes by providing legal services including:
Why my clients choose me as their senior barrister
More on my background and experience
If you’d like to know more about my background as a senior barrister, extensive international legal experience, and career highlights, download my current curriculum vitae (PDF)
As an observer, I attended a mediation with Theo who was first class, highly personable, hands on, pragmatic, energetic with a great sense of humour. His rapport building was superb. He also took time out to discuss the case and tactics with me which was great.