Tim focuses on commercial litigation and international arbitration. His broad commercial practice includes work in the energy and resources, banking and financial services, and telecommunications sector. His work often involves allegations of fraudulent wrongdoing, jurisdiction challenges and obtaining injunctions. He regularly receives instructions to appear in the High Court as well as before arbitral tribunals, both as sole Counsel and as a member of a team together with leading Counsel, in this jurisdiction and offshore.

Before coming to the Bar, Tim was a solicitor where he had a broad commercial litigation practice as well as a particular focus in financial services regulation. Tim has also been admitted as a lawyer in Australia since 2013. He was Associate to the Hon. Justice Susan Kiefel AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia

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Commercial

Tim acts in a broad range of commercial disputes both in the civil courts and by way of arbitration. He is currently instructed on several high-value multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes involving allegations of fraudulent wrongdoing and unlawful means conspiracy. 

Tim has been involved in a range of commercial litigation and advisory work in the financial, energy, pharmaceutical, sports and consumer goods sectors.  His work has involved acting for multinational clients and sovereign states across Europe, the CIS, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa. 

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Arbitration

Tim has worked on a number of arbitrations across multiple industry sectors and jurisdictions.  He has also been involved in advising on the enforcement of arbitral awards and anti-suit injunctions in aid of arbitral proceedings.  

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Financial Services

Tim accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' financial services law practice. He regularly advises financial institutions on a wide range of regulatory issues, including under the Payment Services Directive, MIFID II, the Market Abuse Regulation and the Senior Managers Regime. He has recently obtained particular expertise in the LSE’s AIM Market. Prior to joining Chambers, Tim worked as a solicitor with a particular focus on financial services regulation.

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EU & Competition

Tim accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' EU and competition practice. 

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Intellectual Property

Tim has experience in a broad range of IP matters in the media and entertainment and pharmaceutical fields. He has previously been seconded to the Intellectual Property Disputes Group at Stephenson Harwood. 

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Achievements

Education

Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne), Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) (University of Melbourne), Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction) (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)

Scholarships and Prizes

  • Allan Myers Oxford Law Faculty Scholarship (for studying the BCL)
  • Rae and Edith Bennett Travelling Scholarship (for studying the BCL)
  • University of Melbourne National Scholarship (for undergraduate studies)
  • Trinity College National Scholarship 
  • Melbourne Law School Valedictorian Prize
  • Lord Florey Australian Student Prize

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