Insolvency, Commercial LitigationQualifications
BComm - Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne)
LLB - Bachelor of Laws (University of Melbourne)
Tom has over 25 years’ experience in commercial litigation and insolvency and restructuring law, including 18 years at Minter Ellison, 2 years at a global law firm in New York, and most recently, as Head of Litigation at a boutique commercial firm.
Tom has acted on a range of matters for lenders, creditors, insolvency administrators and distressed companies. This has included acting for the receivers of a large agribusiness managed investment scheme business, the administrators of public company in the mining industry, advice to all the major Australian banks on recovery of loans and enforcement of securities and advice to a distressed hospitality group.
Tom is a regular commentator for LexisNexis on insolvency and restructuring law issues. Some recent examples include:
- Masterclass: The impending insolvency crisis and the impact on the legal profession, where Tom discusses insolvency and restructuring issues arising in the COVID-19 pandemic with Professor Pamela Hanrahan, lawyer, academic and author and John Winter, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association.
- Podcast: The new debt restructuring process—the road from appointment to implementation, where Tom discusses Australia’s new debt restructuring process with Michelle Wibisono, Practical Guidance Legal Writer - Corporations.