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Tom Burgess
Senior Associate
Qualifications & Education
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance), University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Admissions
  • New South Wales, Australia

Tom is a commercial litigator with experience acting on complex and high-value matters. Tom has particular experience in insurance, competition law, consumer class actions and regulatory investigations.

Background

Tom holds Bachelor’s degrees in Law and Commerce (Economics and Finance) from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand and is admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia. Since qualifying, Tom has practised at a specialist litigation firm in Auckland, New Zealand and at a leading National Firm, Gilbert + Tobin, in Sydney, Australia. Tom joined Enyo Law in June 2023.

Reported cases
  • Acting on behalf of consumers of defective Toyota diesel vehicles, securing the largest judgment in Australian history in a class action against Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Acting for a leading global independent fuel station and convenience retailer in Supreme and Federal Court proceedings in Australia against one of Australia’s largest fuel suppliers, relating to the terms of the fuel supplier’s exclusive supply of fuel in Australia
  • Acting for BlueScope Limited in relation to proceedings commenced by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleging attempts to induce cartel conduct
  • Acting for a global car parking provider in response to a New Zealand Commerce Commission investigation and subsequent proceeding for alleged anti-competitive behaviour
  • Acting for Callaghan Innovation, a New Zealand Government agency, in the successful defence of a contractual and statutory duties claim against it by Trends Publishing International Limited
News
May 20, 2024
LIDW 2024: Clash of Jurisdictions – era of sanctions, anti-suit and anti-anti-suit injunctions?
Enyo Law is co-hosting an event at London International Disputes Week 2024 alongside One Essex Court, ALRUD law firm, and...
May 16, 2024
MUR Shipping: Force Majeure and Reasonable Endeavours – Contractual Certainty and how to Foresee the Unforeseeable
This week, the Supreme Court issued its decision in the highly anticipated RTI Ltd (Respondent) v MUR Shipping BV (Appellant)...
May 15, 2024
Creditors duty – taking stock
In this update we analyse recent developments in the UK and other common law countries to flesh out unanswered questions...
May 7, 2024
One step closer to a sustainable EU?
An update on progress On 24 April 2024, the EU Parliament approved the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), moving...