Thomas Bell joined Galbally Rolfe as a paralegal in 2016 while completing his law studies at Monash University. Since then, he has assisted lawyers across a broad range of summary and indictable matters including homicide, drugs and sexual offences trials in the County Court of Victoria and the New South Wales Supreme Court. Prior to being admitted to practice in April 2017, Thomas regularly appeared in metropolitan and rural Magistrates’ Courts for administrative hearings on behalf of clients.
Thomas graduated with a Bachelor of Music with Honours from The University of Melbourne in 2013 and a Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) from Monash University in 2017. He has also attained a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from The College of Law. During his law studies, Thomas excelled in the disciplines of advocacy and evidence.
Thomas is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria. In addition to legal practice, Thomas is a pianist, regularly performs as a chorister with chamber choirs in Melbourne and is the current Honorary Secretary of the Australian Bach Society.