Tom Heylen has great knowledge of mergers and acquisitions, public equity and private equity work.

Tom has experience in international mergers and acquisitions, especially in working with international corporates and institutions, as well as with high growth innovative companies.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Tom spent five years with the Health and Safety Executive; part of which was spent in a policy unit in Whitehall leading government policy on OP pesticides. This involved, amongst other things, preparing responses to parliamentary questions and briefing Ministers of State.

Tom is the managing partner for the London office.