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T SheppardMr Thomas Sheppard

Chair of Council

With more than 40 years' experience as a lawyer, Thomas Sheppard held a number of senior positions within leading commercial law firm, Thrings.  For a decade, Thomas was Managing Partner, overseeing a significant period of growth for the firm.

Thomas has spent much of his professional life advising and working for clients but, unusually, he has also had many years' experience leading and managing the business of law firms. 

Over and above his legal positions, Thomas has held a number of roles within the business world as well as with charities and not-for-profit organisations. 

Thomas lives in Bath, is married with two adult sons and spends any spare time pursuing his love of cooking, cycling and Bath Rugby.