Thomas Kilmartin

Senior Associate

Thomas advises clients on a wide range of commercial law matters and has a particular specialisation in corporate transactions. He is pragmatic and brings his years of experience as a trusted generalist commercial advisor to assist clients to navigate complex legal and commercial matters.


Thomas' expertise includes:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • joint ventures
  • business and share sales and acquisitions
  • due diligence
  • joint venture and shareholder arrangements
  • option agreements
  • franchising agreements
  • corporate governance
  • government procurement contracts
  • general commercial contracts
  • supply and procurement agreements
  • services agreements
  • general corporate and commercial advice

Career highlights

Thomas' career highlights include:

  • advising a large multinational consumer products manufacturer in connection with the sale of its Australian subsidiary
  • a secondment with the commercial law department of Victoria Police
  • acting for a private investment business in connection with the acquisition of a significant food production business and associated post-transaction issues regarding significant changes to supplier and customer agreements
  • assisting several metropolitan and regional councils in relation to high-value procurement tenders
  • advising multinational franchisor clients in connection with their Australian operations
  • acting for a listed European fashion business in connection with the acquisition of its Australian and New Zealand distributor.