Meet the Omni Bridgeway Team

Tom Glasgow


Chief Investment Officer - Asia

Tom leads the Asian investment activities and business expansion for Omni Bridgeway, a global leader in financing and managing legal risks.

He is responsible for managing Omni Bridgeway’s investment team and portfolio of funded cases throughout Asia, including arbitration, litigation and insolvency claims.
Before joining Omni Bridgeway, Tom was a senior member of Allen & Overy’s international arbitration and disputes practice in Asia, where he handled complex multi-jurisdictional matters for global businesses across numerous sectors, including financial services, automotive, energy, industrial manufacturing and construction.  Prior to this, Tom worked with leading New Zealand law firm, Russell McVeagh, where he represented local and multi-national clients in high-end commercial matters before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of New Zealand.  
Tom holds dual degrees in Law and International Relations, and is a qualified lawyer in New Zealand and Hong Kong.  He is a frequent guest speaker and panellist throughout Asia on the topics of dispute funding, litigation and arbitration.  He is also a regular commentator in the media and is recognised as an industry frontrunner in leading directories, including Chambers and Partners Litigation Support (2020), Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Third Party Funding (2020) and LawDragon Global Restructuring Advisors & Consultants Guide (2020).

  • 2nd ICC Indonesia Arbitration Day. ICC. 21-22 November 2019. Jakarta.
  • GC Summit Philippines. Legal 500. 3 October 2019. Manila.
  • Cocktails, Canapes and The Convention. Freshfields, Maxwell Mediators and IMF Bentham. 5 August 2019. Singapore.
  • Litigation/Arbitration Funding. Law Firm Network. 17 May 2019. Hong Kong. 
  • Seminar: Dispute Resolution Finance. Fronteo. 16 April 2019. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Practicalities and benefits in the use of third party funding in arbitration. Association of Corporate Counsel Hong Kong. 26 March 2019. Hong Kong.
  • Third Party Funding in Arbitration. Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. 26 February 2019. Hong Kong.
  • What you need to know about Third-Party Funding. The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. 23 January 2019. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Panel Discussion: Sherlock Holmes for International Arbitration. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, supported by Mintz Group and IMF Bentham. 14 January 2019. Singapore.
  • Panel Discussion: New Insolvency Bill. TMA Next Gen Singapore. 20 November 2018. Singapore.
  • Panel Discussion: Dispute Resolution Summit 2018. Euromoney, AsiaLaw & Benchmark Litigation. 20 September 2018. Hong Kong.
  • Benefits of funding for corporates. In-house Congress workshop. 19 September 2018. Singapore.
  • Benefits of funding for corporates. AsiaLaw Dispute Resolution Conference. 20 September 2018. Hong Kong.
  • Sir Rupert Jackson's talk on Efficient Management of Litigation and Arbitration. Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. 20 September 2018. Hong Kong.
  • Mechanics of Third-Party Funding. IMF Bentham and King & Spalding Seminar. 13 March 2018. Manila.
  • Panel Discussion: Annual Symposium. Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. 16 November 2017. Singapore.
  • Panel Discussion: Arbitration Funding. Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. 8 November 2017. Kuala Lumpur.
  • The arrival of Litigation Funding in Singapore. In-House Congress. 29 September 2017. Singapore. 
  • 25th IAKL Conference. International Association of Korean Lawyers. 14 September 2017. Seoul.

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