Thomas accepts briefs in all areas of law. Since joining the Bar, Thomas has appeared in various courts including unled appearances at final hearings in the Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court. He has also appeared led in the Full Court of the Federal Court.
Before joining the Bar, Thomas worked as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills and Clayton Utz.
As a solicitor, he worked on a range of commercial and public law matters including tax disputes (Federal and State), corporate regulation, representative proceedings, insolvency and administrative law. Thomas was also a legal officer in the civil law division of Legal Aid NSW where he worked on public interest litigation.
Thomas was previously the Associate to Justice Buchanan as well as the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia.
Thomas is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin).