Tom has an extensive background in commercial disputes, with particular experience in international and domestic arbitration, construction law, shareholder and joint venture disputes, as well as corporate and regulatory matters.
Tom has wide experience of international arbitration under a range of arbitral rules and seats, as well as commercial litigation in several Australian jurisdictions. He is also experienced in mediation and expert determination.
Before coming to the Bar, Tom was a partner of the global law firm Clyde & Co. Earlier in his career, he practised at Herbert Smith Freehills in London and Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) in Sydney. In 2012, he became qualified as a Solicitor-Advocate (Civil) in England and Wales.
Tom has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (with first class honours) from the University of Adelaide and a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge (where he was awarded a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust bursary).
Tom accepts briefs in all areas of commercial law and in civil regulatory matters. He also accepts appointments as arbitrator and mediator.