Matthias Thompson
Matthias Thompson

Matthias accepts briefs in all areas of the law.

Before being called to the Bar, Matthias was an Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York, where he worked on a wide range of matters in the areas of class actions, securities, white collar crime, antitrust, product liability and general commercial litigation.  Prior to that, he was an Associate at Baker & McKenzie in Sydney where he worked in the Energy, Resources, Infrastructure and Corporate group as well as the Climate Change group.

Matthias holds a Master of Laws from Columbia Law School (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and Bachelor of International Studies (Dist) from the University of New South Wales.

Matthias continues to be admitted and authorised to practice in New York.

    ADMISSIONS AND APPOINTMENTS:

  • Admitted to the NSW Bar 2022
  • Admitted to the Southern District of New York 2017
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of New York 2016
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wale 2013

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LLM Columbia Law School 2015
  • LLB (First Class Honours) UNSW 2012
  • BInSt UNSW 2012
  • Institut d’Etudes Politiques Paris (Sciences Po) Exchange Program (International Relations) 2010

Regional Analyses: Asia, Wind: Projects and Transactions, Global Law and Business (2014).

Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws in relation to Carbon Claims in Australia, International Network for Environmental Compliance & Enforcement (INECE) Report: Compliance Strategies to Deliver Climate Benefits, September 2013.

Understanding the Full Ambit of Compliance Options Under the Carbon Pricing Mechanism, Australian Environmental Review, (2012) 27(7) AE 228.