Mr Harold Werksman > Thomson Geer > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Thomson Geer
Level 14, 60 Martin Place
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Australia

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Harold is an accredited commercial litigation and mediation specialist and practices with particular emphasis on complex corporate, commercial, contract interpretation and trade practices disputes.

He is an Australian pioneer in the use of alternative dispute resolution processes and has developed specialised negotiating techniques designed for the resolution of commercial disputes. Harold is often called upon to provide strategic advice to assist clients to avoid litigation. 

Memberships

  • Transparency International Australia Limited – Director
  • Past member ComCover Advisory Council LEADR – Director & Hon Treasurer for 6 years
  • Vice Chair of the Appeals Tribunal of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia’s Disciplinary Committee
  • Australian Self-Medication Industry (ASMI) Arbiter

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (Distinction) – University of Witwatersrand
  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Witwatersrand
  • Accredited Specialist Commercial
  • Litigation and Mediation – Law Society of New South Wales
  • LEADR Advanced Mediator; Accredited Mediator ACDC and IAMA; Experienced and qualified mediator accredited under Australian National Mediator Standards