Thomas Waugh

Senior Associate

About Thomas

Thomas Waugh is a Senior Associate at Chambers Russell Lawyers who specialises in commercial litigation with a focus on building and construction litigation and strata disputes.

Thomas's experience entails insurance and commercial litigation and debt recovery. He has acted for a range of clients including individuals, corporations, statutory bodies, government departments and insurers.

He has represented clients in a range of jurisdictions in the Local, District and Supreme Courts and the Federal Court of Australia. He has appeared as an advocate in assessments, Courts, settlement conferences and mediations.

Thomas completed his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney. He is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. 

Thomas's Latest Articles

  • Beneficiaries of policies issued under the Home Building Compensation Fund In the case of Gardez Nominees Pty Ltd v NSW Self Insurance Corporation [2016] the Supreme Court made determinations as to whether the plaintiff mortgagee in that matter was a beneficiary of a policy of insurance issued under to the Home Building Compensation Fund. The decision potentially has wide ranging implications given the interpretation given to a number of key provisions in the Home Building Act 1989. Published by Daniel Russell and Thomas Waugh on June 1, 2016