Tom Roberts


Tom is one of the founding partners of the Market Innovations Group.

Tom specialises in delivering technology and resourcing solutions for large-scale legal and regulatory challenges. Tom is currently leading delivery of global IBOR transition projects and legal and compliance digitalisation initiatives, including use of ContractMatrix (a proprietary AI and document automation tool).

Tom was at the forefront of the development and delivery of MarginMatrix (a regulatory compliance and repapering tool, and related joint venture with Deloitte to help several global banks with the negotiation of thousands of contracts) and BrexitMatrix (a workflow, document automation and outreach tool for migration of trading documentation to EU entities).

Tom’s background is in OTC derivatives and he has experience across all major asset classes as well as a focus on non-core asset and business transfers.

Tom also leads MIG’s work on digital assets and distributed ledger technology, advising on new products, platforms and infrastructure across traditional capital markets, CeFi and DeFi.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006
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