Thomas is a seasoned lawyer with experience in the construction and infrastructure sector in various jurisdictions. He specialises in advising on commercial disputes, PPP projects in the Middle East and Asia.
Prior to moving to the UAE, Thomas was a lawyer at a major law firm in Seoul, Korea.
Thomas has substantial experience advising Korean contractors on their claims in major infrastructure construction projects in the UAE, KSA, Qatar and Kuwait. He has also advised clients in disputes before Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Qatar Courts and DIFC-LCIA.
Based on his extensive knowledge and understanding of the legal system in the Middle East, he has spoken at various seminars hosted by South Korean Embassy in the UAE and Kuwait, International Contractors Association of Korea (ICAK), Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Society of Construction Law (SCL) Korea. He has also acted as a Council member of SCL Korea since its establishment.