Tim Walker QC Portrait

Tim Walker QC

Bar roll 1989 Silk 2014
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
  • Public Law
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Tim Walker QC practises in a broad range of commercial matters

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


Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 34 Room 2

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
  • Insurance
  • Real Property
Tort Law
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Environment
  • Judicial Review



Bachelor of Arts (Hons) 

Bachelor of Laws

M.A. (Melb)



Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals 

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law

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

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