Tw Qc 0203

Tim Walker QC

Bar roll 1989 Silk 2014
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
  • Public Law
Read more
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 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

Expertise

Commercial Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Real Property
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Energy & Resources
  • Insurance
Tort Law
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Environment
  • Judicial Review

Qualifications

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Bachelor of Laws

M.A. (Melb)

Admitted

Victoria 

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law

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.

Memberships

Victorian Bar - Human Rights Committee