Tim's particular expertise includes corporations law, competition and consumer law, product liability and mass torts, insurance, contracts and property law; he acts for individuals such as directors and officers as well as corporations.
He appears predominantly in the State Supreme Courts and the Federal Court of Australia, and has recent experience of Royal Commission and class action litigation.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
- Banking & Finance
- Class Actions
- Consumer Law
- Contractual Disputes
- Corporate Insolvency
- Corporations & Securities
- Energy & Resources
- Equity & Trusts
- Real Property
- Class Actions
- Commissions & Inquiries
- Major Torts
- Product Liability
- Professional Negligence
- Administrative Law
- Judicial Review
Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
Bachelor of Laws
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
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.
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.
Trade Union Royal Commission.
Cole Royal Commission (payments under UN Oil-for-Food program).
Esso Longford Royal Commission (gas plant explosion and fire).
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.
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.
Claims involving implantable medical devices, containment membranes, contaminants in various production processes, etc.
Victorian Bar - Human Rights Committee