Tomas is a member of Herbert Smith Freehills' Southeast Asia disputes practice. He has a broad commercial practice covering arbitration and cross-border litigation, with a focus on the energy and TMT sectors. He has recent experience of commercial fraud, joint venture, contract and investment treaty claims.
Tomas acts as counsel (advocate) and arbitrator and has experience of matters under the SIAC, HKIAC, ICC, LCIA and CIETAC arbitration rules. He relocated to Asia in 2014 after practicing in London, and has also acted in multi-jurisdictional matters including proceedings in Singapore, Hong Kong, India, the PRC, England, Thailand and Mauritius. He is a member of the firm’s India and Philippines desks.
Tomas is recognised by the leading directories, including as a Next Generation Partner (Legal 500) and Arbitration Future Leader (WWL). Client feedback includes "an extremely talented lawyer with excellent judgement and impressive advocacy skills."