Tim Walker KC Portrait

Tim Walker KC

Bar roll 1989 Silk 2014
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Intellectual Property Tort Law
  • Public Law
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Tim Walker KC practises in commercial, equity and public law.

He has extensive experience in a broad range of commercial and equity matters including competition and consumer law, property law, trust law, product liability and corporations law.

In public and regulatory law he practises predominantly in matters overlapping with major infrastructure and property development projects including environmental effects and property-related issues. He holds a Master of Environment from the University of Melbourne.

As an advocate he has broad experience in superior courts, specialist tribunals and public inquiries. He is an accredited and practising advocacy instructor.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 28

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Energy & Resources
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Real Property
Employment & Industrial
  • Restraint of Trade
Intellectual Property
  • Confidential Information
Tort Law
  • Class Actions
  • Defamation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Environment
  • Judicial Review
  • White Collar Crime



BA (Hons), LLB, MA (Phil)

GCertEnv, MEnv (Melb)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law

Misleading conduct by compliance claims for construction products

Directors and officers liability, statutory investigations, compulsory examinations, search warrants and coercive disclosure of information/documents, etc.

Banking and finance facilities, incl. disputes in re National Australia Bank, Macquarie Bank, ANZ Bank, etc.

Sale of business cases, incl. disputes re completion accounts, non-disclosure, accounting treatments, etc.

Sale of goods cases, incl. disputes re incorporation of terms, quality of supply, liability exclusion, measure of damages, etc.

Class Action Litigation

Thalidomide in utero injuries, Supreme Court of Victoria.

Westpoint investors/AFS licensees, Federal Court.

Caltex Australia supply arrangements, Federal Court.

Exxon Longford gas supply failure, Federal and Supreme Courts.

Royal Commissions / Inquiries

Trade Union Royal Commission.

Cole Royal Commission (payments under UN Oil-for-Food program).

Esso Longford Royal Commission (gas plant explosion and fire).

Environmental Law

EPBC Act, numerous matters incl. in re Gunns' Tasmanian Pulp Mill.

EPA Act, numerous matters incl. in re contaminated industrial land of Spotless, Pacific Dunlop, etc.

Property Law

Sale of Land Act non-disclosure (heritage report)

Leasehold disputes involving commercial/retail properties of ING Group, GPT Group, Becton Property Group, Leighton Properties, etc.

Multiple sale transactions, involving questions of rescission, restrictive covenants, unregistered interests, caveats, etc.

Development, sub-division and joint venture project disputes, incl. in re Salta Properties, Victoria Point Docklands, etc.

Product Liability

Claims involving implantable medical devices, containment membranes, contaminants in various production processes, etc.


Victorian Bar - Human Rights Committee