Tom Crompton / Senior Associate
LLB, BCom (Corp Fin), GDLP
Tom joined Botten Levinson in 2010 after completing combined Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance) degrees at the University of Adelaide. He was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia in the same year.
Tom is an astute and commercially minded lawyer who has for almost a decade been advising and representing developers and project proponents on a variety of environmental, planning, development, licensing and property related issues. These range from complex and contentious development applications, environmental enforcement and prosecutions, water licence applications, liquor licensing, site contamination, heritage, compulsory acquisition of land and property matters such as easements and encumbrances.
Tom also regularly represents clients as advocate at Council meetings, Council Assessment Panel (CAP) and State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP) meetings in various planning, local government and development related matters.
Tom conducts litigation (acting as both advocate and solicitor instructing Senior Counsel) in a wide range of property development, environmental, licensing, land acquisition and judicial review litigation in the South Australian ERD Court and Supreme Court, the Licensing Court of South Australia, the Magistrates Court and in tribunals such as the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT).
Tom has previously been a member of the UDIA (SA) Young Professionals and Environment and Remediation Committees and is currently a member of the HIA Planning Committee.