Tom Read LLB BComm

Special Counsel

Tom Read is a special counsel and leads BSP Lawyers’ litigation team. Tom has over 25 years’ experience in commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, providing clients with advice in relation to their corporate and commercial requirements.

Tom acts for clients across a wide range of areas, including litigation and disputes concerning breach of contract, property leasing, building & construction, business and property acquisitions, partnerships, employment law, Corporations Law, debt recovery and insolvency.

Tom’s career track record includes managing litigation before the High Court, Federal Court, all State courts, VCAT and the Fair Work Commission. Tom’s litigation experience extends to the United States, where he was admitted as a Legal Consultant by the Supreme Court of New York.

Tom also assists clients with negotiation and preparation of a wide range of commercial agreements.

His recent experience includes:

  • Representing national transport company in Supreme Court proceedings involving property contamination.
  • Acting for clients in contentious business partnership dispute about the sale of a portfolio of assets and how to deal with partnership lenders.
  • Acting in landlord tenant disputes in Small Business Commissioner mediations and at VCAT

Contact Tom at tread@bsplawyers.com.au