Tom Griffith



Tom has over 20 years’ experience and is a partner based in Piper Alderman’s Adelaide office.

Tom has a diverse practice, ranging from employment disputes, advising in respect of directors’ duties and corporate governance, administrative law review and intellectual property disputes. He has also advised and acted in estate litigation and disputes involving capacity and guardianship.

He has specialist expertise representing clients in recent Royal Commissions, ICAC / Ombudsman enquiries, regulatory hearings and enquiries, corporate fraud investigations, disputes involving breach of fiduciary duties, defamation and reputation management and in Corporations Law and ACCC matters.

Tom has acted in relation to a number of significant matters – in particular, he defended an employment class action on behalf of SEPL Pty Ltd, a company within the Peregrine Corporation, in which the Applicant law firm alleged losses of up to AU$70 million.



‘Tom Griffith provides sound advice, was always available, very easy to work with, and guided us expertly to achieve our deadlines.’
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Regulatory compliance & investigations, 2020 edition – Testimonials


  • Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Alternative Dispute Resolution (Adelaide, AU) – Since 2022 edition
  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Recommended for Regulatory compliance & investigations – 2019 & 2020 editions
  • Doyle’s Guide – Leading Administrative & Public Lawyers – Australia, since 2021 edition


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