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Tom Heading

Senior Associate

Tom Heading


T:+61 3 8686 6070

Tom Heading is a construction and engineering lawyer based in Melbourne. Tom practices in construction-related disputes in arbitration, court and adjudication forums.

Tom has experience conducting complex and high-value construction litigation throughout Australia including matters in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.

Tom's experience includes implementing successful litigation strategies for large oil and gas and infrastructure disputes, involving delay and disruption claims, changes in scope and defective work claims.

Tom has a particular interest in security of payment matters. Tom has written and presented extensively on this topic including for the Resolution Institute and Society of Construction Law Australia.

Tom is results focused. Tom uses his knowledge of construction law with a clear understanding of his clients' objectives to achieve favourable outcomes.

Tom was recognised in Doyle's Guide in 2015 and 2017 as one of Australia's construction and infrastructure 'Rising Stars'.

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  • Education
    • 2009 Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law
    • 2008 Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland


  • Admissions
    • Supreme Court of Queensland 2009
  • Memberships and activities
    • Member, Law Institute of Victoria
    • Member, Society of Construction Law
  • Languages
    • English