Tom Bolster is a competition disputes specialist.


Tom represents clients in several competition law claims and was one of the lead lawyers in the air cargo claims in the High Court, and now in the trucks litigation in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), two of the largest competition damages actions brought in Europe to date.


Tom has acted for several leading automotive manufacturers in pursuing damages claims relating to the car glass, bearings, maritime car carrier and other auto-part cartels. He also represented several of the major European railway companies in their claim relating to the carbon graphite cartel and acted for claimants in connection with the methionine, feed phosphates and industrial bags cartels.

Having lived and worked in different countries around the world, he has an ease and confidence in communicating with clients from all corners of the globe. Combined with his language skills – he is fluent in French and German – this ensures a smooth working relationship with clients across a variety of countries and sectors.

Working towards a diverse, equitable and inclusive work force is paramount to Tom who is an active member of Hausfeld's Racial Justice group and our Disability Inclusion group.