Tom is the principal lawyer of Johnston Legal + Advisory. Tom is a commercial disputes and sports lawyer with over twelve years’ experience in commercial law, commissions of inquiry, governance and sports law in Sydney and Adelaide. Outside of work, in addition to his role at The Disability Trust, Tom is also a Board Director of Inclusive Sport SA, the Honorary Solicitor to Rugby Union SA, a panel member of the State Sport Disputes Centre (of Sport SA) and a member of the Australian New Zealand Sports Law Association. Tom’s interest in the disability sector began when he worked as a disability support worker for various service providers in Sydney whilst at University where he completed his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Bachelor of Law (Honours).
Originally from Northern NSW, Tom now resides in Adelaide with his wife and three children but still works across SA and NSW. Tom joined The Disability Trust Board in 2018 and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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