Tim acts in public law, commercial law, and criminal law cases.
In 2018, Tim was briefed with Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. Before coming to the Bar, Tim was a Senior Associate at Allens in the commercial litigation group. He was previously a solicitor-advocate with the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) and the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency, acting in summary and indictable criminal matters.
Commercial and regulatory
Tim acts in a range of commercial matters, with a particular interest in regulatory cases. He is Chief Examiner of the Competition and Consumer Law subject at Monash University. His experience includes:
Tim has a varied public law practice and is a monitor for the Public Law section of the Commercial Bar Association. He is regularly briefed by both applicants and respondents. Tim’s experience includes:
Royal Commissions, inquests and inquiries
Tim has appeared both as counsel assisting and for interested parties in inquisitorial proceedings. Tim’s experience includes:
Criminal law and compliance
Tim has a particular interest in corporate, regulatory and “white collar” criminal matters. He is on the Commonwealth DPP’s Junior External Counsel Panel, and previously tutored Criminal Law and Procedure at Monash University (for which he received a faculty teaching award).
Tim’s experience includes:
Tim graduated with First Class Honours in law from Melbourne University and is a former editor of the Melbourne Journal of International Law. He is a reporter for the Victorian Reports, the Secretary of the Competition and Consumer Law section of CommBar, a member of the Bar’s Student Engagement Committee, and a former Board member of Fitzroy Legal Service. He read with Graeme Hill and his senior mentor is Rowena Orr QC.
Tim welcomes direct briefs from in-house counsel, and was a member of the Corporate Counsel Engagement Pilot program. He operates a largely paperless practice, and is comfortable using technology to maximise efficiency and minimise costs.