Thomas is a highly experienced partner specialising in telecommunications, regulatory and infrastructure access matters.
Thomas is a partner in our Commercial Group, based in Sydney.
His particular area of expertise is advising on access to regulated infrastructure across a range of industries, including telecoms, media, ports, airports, rail, electricity and gas. He is noted for his expertise in third party access issues as well as his comprehensive understanding of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission and its approach to telecoms and access regulation.
Thomas provides clients with strategic advice on all aspects of regulatory regimes including the design and implementation of new regimes, access agreements, revenue regulation and, where necessary, challenging decisions of the regulator to achieve the client’s desired outcome.
An active member of the Law Council’s Competition and Consumer Law Committee, Thomas is also the founder and director of the Sydney Lawyers Orchestra.
He holds an LLB from the University of Melbourne and was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales in 1996.