Calum Thom - McDermott Will & Emery


Calum Thom represents clients on private equity, cross-border and domestic buy-outs and strategic M&A. Calum has a broad range of experience in a variety of industries including the pharmaceutical, medical devices, health care, energy, chemicals and retail sectors.


Strategic M&A

  • Represented Irving Oil in the acquisition of the Tedcastle group of companies, which operates under the brand name Top Oil and which has a portfolio of over 200 fuel forecourts throughout Ireland, a home fuel distribution division, an aviation fuel division based at Shannon Airport and a terminal in Dublin Port
  • Represented Alsco Inc., one of the world’s largest textile rental and laundry companies, in the acquisition of CLEAN Linen Services, a UK market leader and one of the principal operators in the commercial B2B laundry sector with seven laundry production facilities
  • Representing Irving Oil in its acquisition of the Whitegate oil refinery, County Cork, Ireland

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  • The Legal 500 UK, Recommended Lawyer in Corporate and Commercial: M&A Lower Mid-Market, 2021 – 2023


University of Edinburgh, Diploma in Legal Practice, 2009
University of Aberdeen, Bachelor of Law (LLB) in European Legal Studies, 2007
University of Maastricht, 2005

Scotland, 2010