He is experienced in interlocutory, trial and appellate advocacy, primarily in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal Court of Australia. Tomaso’s principal areas of practice are in insolvency, banking, contract, corporations, equity, property, restitution and trade practices.
Because of his accounting background, Tomaso has particular proficiency in accounting and financial matters. As a result, he has been retained in many proceedings in which familiarity with accounting documents is essential, and has extensive experience in working with expert witnesses in such matters.
Tomaso has experience in class action litigation, with a particular focus on securities class actions. In this dynamic and constantly evolving area of law, he has been retained by major national and international law firms, from the earliest stages, in organising establishing and conducting securities class actions against publicly listed companies.
Tomaso was employed at Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks (now, Allens). Subsequently, he was Associate to the Honourable Sir Reginald Smithers of the Federal Court of Australia, and thereafter was employed at Madden Butler Elder & Graham (now, Norton Rose Fulbright).
Tomaso holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Economics with Honours, majoring in accounting, from Monash University.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under the Professional Standards Legislation.
- Banking & Finance
- Consumer Law
- Corporate Insolvency
- Corporations & Securities
- Equity & Trusts
- Real Property
- Class Actions
Bachelor of Economics
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
New South Wales
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
Huntley Management Limited v Australian Olives Limited (No 2) FCA 1030
Wenco Industrial Pty Ltd v W W Industries Pty Ltd & Anor (2009) 25 VR 119
Goh v Goh (in the matter of Moolal)  FCA 1637
Wood v ANZ (Credit)  VCAT 1560
Victorian WorkCover Authority v. Andrews  FCA 94
Brott & Ors v Maher & Ors [(No 2)  VSCA 220;  VSCA 186
Loosli v Shelton  VSC 127
In the matter of Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria FCA 1269
A J Espie Transport Pty Ltd v TNT Australia Pty Ltd  VSC 344
Flagstaff Securities Ltd v Jackson  VSC 450
Elliott v Seymour (No 3) (2001) 116 FCR 100
Australian Retirement Communities Pty Ltd v Port Phillip Pty Ltd VSC 30
Smyth v Lukjanov  FCA 167
Victorian Bar - Equality & Diversity Committee
Victorian Bar - Deputy Chair - Human Rights Committee