Thomas Gumley

I am a graduate lawyer at William Roberts and support the financial institutions team on several of our current class action cases, in particular combustible cladding.

Prior to joining the firm, I gained experience in-house at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in their pre-publication department and worked at the University of Sydney as an academic instructor. I also taught English as a Second Language for many years in China, Japan and in Sydney.

Who I work with and what I do

I work with Bill Petrovski, Ding Pan and the class actions team. I am thoroughly involved in our combustible cladding class actions in the Federal Court (The Owners – Strata Plan 91086 v Fairview Architectural Pty Ltd NSD940/2019 & The Owners – Strata Plan No 87231 v 3A Composites GmbH & Anor NSD 215/2019).

I assist our lawyers with:

  • conducting discovery review
  • preparing briefs for Counsel and experts
  • undertaking legal research
  • liaising with the Federal Court registry
  • drafting legal documents

Where I studied

I completed a Juris Doctor at the University of New South Wales in 2020.

I also have a Bachelor of Arts with a Research Honours in History and International Relations.

What I like to do

I have a broad range of interests including reading non-fiction on history and science, learning languages, physical fitness,, playing guitar and miniature painting.