Tom Bathurst AC QC
Tel: +612 8915 2644
Tel: +612 9221 5664
Visitors are directed to attend the Sixth Floor’s annex at Level 10, 233 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Mail & deliveries should be directed to Selborne Chambers, Level 6, 174 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tom Bathurst was called to the bar in 1977 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1987. He was a member of the Australian Government Takeovers, Mergers and Corporate Reconstructions Panel between 2006 and 2011. He served as President of the Australian Bar Association between 2008 and 2010 and as President of the NSW Bar Association from 2009 to 2011.
Tom served as Chief Justice of New South Wales from 1 June 2011 until his retirement on 5 March 2022.
He was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2014 and was elected an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple in 2016.
In 2019 Tom received an Honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Sydney. From 2015 to 2022 he was Chair of the Judicial Section of LAWASIA. Tom is also a Member of the Australian Academy of Law.
Tom is available for arbitration and mediation or other areas of dispute resolution particularly in commercial disputes.