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Thomas Scott

Juris Doctor (Distinction) (Medal) – University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Arts (Honours Class I) – University of Sydney


Admitted to the Bar 2024


Thomas accepts briefs in all areas of law.  He specialises in class action and regulatory proceedings, commercial and corporate disputes, schemes of arrangement and matters involving issues of conflicts of law.

Before coming to the Bar, Thomas was a Senior Associate at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, in the class actions and commercial litigation practice groups.   He was named by The Legal 500 as a “Rising Star” in Dispute Resolution (Class Actions) (2022 and 2023).

From 2019 to 2020, Thomas was Associate to the Hon. Justice Kathleen Farrell of the Federal Court of Australia, while also assisting the Hon. Justice Michael Lee (with whom he has co-authored material for the Australian Law Journal).

Thomas graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Juris Doctor (Distinction) and awarded the Juris Doctor Medal for graduating first in his cohort.  He also placed first for Competition Law, Insurance Law, Court Processes, Evidence, and Federal Constitutional Law.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Appellate
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Class Actions
    • Competition and Consumer
    • Conflict of Laws
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
    • Environment and Planning
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • International Law
    • Product liability
    • Professional liability
    • Real property
    • Shareholder class actions
    • Trade Practices
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Class Actions
  • Criminal See all +Close -
    • Fraud
    • Proceeds of crime
    • White collar and corporate crime
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Property
    • Trusts
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Constitutional Law
    • Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Judicial review and administrative law
    • Proceeds of crime
    • Public law
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