Thomas is a senior associate in the Construction and Infrastructure group. Thomas specialises in construction litigation, arbitration, expert determination and BCIPA claims.
Thomas’s experience includes:
Queensland Supreme Court – Trial Division and Court of Appeal
defending international developer against claim for damages from malicious prosecution
acting for administrators and liquidators of Soul Project developer against head contractor in proceedings involving claim for $10,000,000 and counterclaim for approximately $40,000,000
separate question proceedings in relation to whether liquidated damages regime is a penalty
acting for lessor in proceedings involving construction of transitional provisions in Land Tax Act 2010 (Qld)
various injunction proceedings
various adjudication review proceedings.
Queensland Land Court
acting for gold mining company in appeal against decision by Department of Environment and Heritage Protection about amount of financial assurance required as security for compliance with environmental authority
acting for intensive accommodation developer against decision by local government about applicable different general rates.