June 22, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 173


Tom Young

Tom Young is a corporate partner based in Brisbane specialising in aviation and transport, tourism and hospitality, infrastructure and real estate.

He brings significant experience to government and private sector related areas of law, working with airports and leading airlines, rail and ports in relation to the operation of airports, regulatory and real estate matters, airport privatisations and commercial partnerships.

He is also a specialist in the legal framework that governs the usage of drones by the aviation, rail, mining, agricultural and commercial industries and regularly presents to Government, mining companies and other lawyers in relation to the commercial application of drones and various regulatory and contract issues associated with them.

Tom also has an in-depth understanding of Queensland, Australian and Asia Pacific tourism industries. In the hospitality industry, Tom is a national recognised expert in resort and hotel accommodation, liquor and gaming, and acts in the development and acquisition of major hotels and resorts.

Tom has a keen focus in supporting indigenous initiatives spanning over the tourism and property sectors. He has actively participated and provided pro bono support to Queensland Tourism Industry Council for the Year of Indigenous Tourism, First Nations Tourism Consultation and the Champions Network. He is also actively involved in numerous pro bono property and leasing ventures.

He has over 30 years' experience in commercial property law spanning development and approvals, acquisitions, due diligence investigations to industrial and retail leasing matters with extensive experience in negotiating major leasing deals.

Tom has a keen interest in the health and life science sector and has applied his expertise to a wide range of transactions from real estate and operational aspects of health facilities, through to medical innovation, research and regulatory advice.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Tom Young