Tom Dachs

Tom Dachs

Tom is a principal within the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Risk Management practice.

Tom joined DMAW Lawyers in April 2007 as a Senior Associate, following previous roles at Clifford Chance in London and Hicksons Lawyers in Sydney where he acted in major litigation matters.

Tom specialises in commercial disputes. He has acted in a full spectrum of complex commercial litigation, construction, superannuation, transport and trade matters.

Tom also provides immigration legal assistance.

Tom’s experience includes advising and representing a variety of clients, ranging from ASX listed companies, international and larger private entities, large superannuation funds through to smaller entities, families and individuals.

In all instances, Tom draws on his legal experience to support the clients in making early informed assessments of risk and, if necessary, their alternative dispute resolution options. Tom works closely with the clients to resolve the dispute in line with their desired approach to conflict management.

Tom has particular experience in matters relating to:

  • contractual and related business disputes;
  • negligence actions;
  • claims for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law; and
  • recovery actions.


Direct Telephone: +61 8 8210 2234
Mobile: 0413 100 989


Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Laws

Industry Sectors



Competition Law & Trade Practices
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property