Terry Tummon



As a partner of Swanwick Murray Roche, Terry is fiercely dedicated to the ideal of providing commercial solutions which are risk tolerant and designed to achieve the best result possible. Terry is down to earth and approaches all matters with a calm directness to build trust with his clients.

Terry began practice in 2003 and has spent 16 years practicing in the areas of personal injury, commercial litigation and family law. His long and varied experience enables him to approach matters differently to many other practitioners; Terry’s clients often comment that his eye for detail has saved them money, time and worry.

Raised in Rockhampton, Terry is a local and understands the region well. In his spare time, Terry enjoys watching his greyhounds race, cruising his tinny on the Fitzroy River and catching a Raiders game (NRL) when he can.


Family Law

Practicing in family law, Terry can advise and guide clients through property settlements, child parenting orders and divorce applications. Terry has experience in dealing with matters relating to matrimonial and de-facto property settlements, children’s arrangements, child support and domestic violence. Terry has a particular interest in complex property settlement matters and his commercial litigation experience assists him to properly deal with many complex issues encountered in this area including with respect to trusts, complex ownership structures and financial arrangements.

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Personal Injury Law

Terry takes great pride and possesses wide-ranging experience in representing persons injured as a result of workplace accidents, public liability claims and injuries in the workplace. Terry has represented many workers who have been injured whilst working in local industries such as railway, meatworks and mining industries. Terry has experience in defending claims arising from personal injuries sustained by workers in the mining industry. In appropriate cases, Terry will arrange financial support to meet the medical expenses associated with pursuing claims on behalf of his clients.

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Commercial & Estate Litigation

Terry has successfully prosecuted and defended many commercial litigation applications and claims including, but not limited to:

  • contesting Wills;
  • contesting whether a person had testamentary capacity to sign a Will when they did;
  • bringing an application that an eligible person receive a benefit or a higher benefit from an estate of a deceased person;
  • consumer law applications;
  • partnership split ups;
  • company dissolutions;
  • winding up trusts;
  • employment law disputes;
  • breach of confidentiality;
  • lease and property disputes;
  • contract damages claims;
  • claims for loss or damage.

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Click on this link to find out more about the SMR Wills and Estates Litigation practice.


Terry Tummon a current member of the following organisations:

  • Central Queensland Law Association
  • Queensland Law Association


You can contact Terry by email at ttummon@smrlaw.com.au or by phone on 07 4931 1888.