LLB (Hons), BA, Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation - Queensland Law Society, Accredited Mediator - Queensland Law Society
Toby is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution & Litigation group. He is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation with the Queensland Law Society (QLS) and is a member of the QLS’ Commercial Litigation Specialist Accreditation Advisory Committee.
Toby has been listed in the 2017 to 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Law and Litigation. He is also recognised in the 2015 to 2020 edition of Doyles Guides as a recommended and leading lawyer in Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution for Queensland. Toby has also been listed as a recommended lawyer for Commercial Litigation in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014.
Toby is also a National Accredited Mediator and has been mediating for more than 18 years. He is currently the Chair of the QLS Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. Toby is also recognised in the 2020 edition of Doyles Guide as leading Mediator for Queensland. Toby is regularly appointed by parties and nominating authorities to act as an independent mediator and facilitator. He was formerly a dispute resolution adviser with Europe’s largest ADR organisation, the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), in London.
Toby acts for clients in commercial dispute resolution matters in courts, tribunals and arbitrations including in mining, property and leasing, commercial, corporate, insolvency, intellectual property, regulatory inquiries and mediations.
His experience includes the following:
Toby also has experience in financial services and regulation having previously worked in the Enforcement Division of the UK’s Financial Services Authorities on major market abuse and insider dealing investigations.
Toby has extensive mediation and facilitation experience in both Australia and the UK and has acted as a mediator or facilitator in a wide range of areas including:
Toby has also been engaged as a mediation trainer and coach for a number of organisations such as the University of Queensland, Resolution Institute and The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ).
11 Feb 20 to 10 Nov 20 - Brisbane
This series will equip you with the knowledge and tools to buy and/or sell better, will ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly regulated environment, and will maximise your chances of success and beat off the competition.
24 Sep 20
In this session, we will focus on the latest developments in the regulation of transport safety along the supply chain. In particular, we will discuss the regulator’s shift in focus from transport operators to other supply chain parties and also to the executive within all supply chain participants.