The Hon David THOMAS
Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 27.06.2017
Administrative Appeals Tribunal - President
Justice David Thomas was appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia and President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in June 2017. Prior to his appointment, His Honour was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland and QCAT President from October 2013. Justice Thomas was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1979. He was a partner at Morris Fletcher and Cross (and later, the National Firm, Minter Ellison, after the firms merged) from 1981, where he predominantly practised in the field of dispute resolution. When he retired, he was the Senior Partner in Brisbane.