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Tom Blackburn SC (Australia)
1987 Called to the bar
Tom is one of the leading media law and defamation silks in Australia, regularly appearing for both plaintiffs and media defendants in Federal and State Courts, including for the main newspaper, television and new media groups in Australia. Although Senior Counsel in Australia, Tom is practising here as a senior junior in many of Chambers’ core areas including defamation, breach of confidence and privacy, contempt, anti-discrimination cases as they affect the media, and administrative law.