Timothy B Goodwin


  • +61 3 9225 8444

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law
  • Securities and Investments
  • Appellate
  • Civil and Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Immigration Law
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review
  • Native Title
  • Discrimination
  • Industrial Disputes and statutory employment rights
  • Commissions and other inquiries
Timothy B Goodwin

Timothy B Goodwin

Telephone: +61 3 9225 6323
Telephone: +61 3 9225 8444
Fax: +61 3 9225 8395
Email: tim.goodwin@vicbar.com.au
Mobile: 0404 849 259
Room 1101
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

19 Feb 2010

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

01 May 2014


B.A./LL.B (Hons) (ANU); LL.M. (Harv)

Also entitled to practise in:

  • Australian Capital Territory

Previous occupation:

Solicitor - Allens; Associate - Justice North of Federal Court of Australia; Justice Bromberg of Federal Court of Australia; Foreign Law Clerk - Justice Skweyiya of Constitutional Court of South Africa


Tim Goodwin practices primarily in commercial and public law. His experience includes competition law, migration law, government advice work, class actions and bankruptcy.

Prior to joining the Bar, Tim worked at Allens as a solicitor for three years in commercial litigation, and in banking and finance. His practice included commercial arbitration, class actions, securities litigation, constitutional law and disability discrimination.

Before joining Allens, Tim served as Associate to Justice North and Justice Bromberg of the Federal Court of Australia. He also served as Foreign Law Clerk to Justice Skweyiya of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

Tim has a Bachelor of Arts and Laws (with Honours) from the Australian National University and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School. 

Tim is a member of the Yuin people of the South East Coast of New South Wales. He serves on a number of boards, including as a Board Member of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.

Victorian Bar Committee memberships

  • Indigenous Justice Committee
  • Law Council of Australia - Standing Committee - Indigenous Legal Issues Committee
  • Monitor - Commercial Bar Association - Civil Procedure

From 01 May 2014, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

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