Timothy Maxwell

Bar Roll: 2014 Admitted: 2009
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Tim practises in commercial law, public law and tort. He has appeared in trials, appeals and interlocutory matters in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Federal Court, County Court and various tribunals.

In commercial law, Tim has advised and appeared in international and domestic arbitrations and class actions as well as matters involving trusts, financial services, professional negligence, insolvency, commercial leases, competition law, consumer protection and building and construction.

In public law, Tim has advised and appeared in matters involving constitutional law, administrative law and freedom of information. In administrative law, Tim has been briefed to appear in professional discipline and migration matters.

Before coming to the bar Tim spent six years at Allens, in the competition and commercial litigation departments, leaving as a senior associate. He worked on a range of complex commercial disputes, including international arbitrations, class actions, competition matters, tax litigation, High Court challenges to the constitutional validity of legislation and regulatory investigations.

Tim read with Dr Paul Vout, and his senior mentors are David Batt QC and Richard Niall QC.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

ArbitrationClass ActionsCompetitionConstitutional LawInternational Arbitration
  • Updating author, Intentional Torts, The Laws of Australia, Thomson Reuters

QUALIFICATIONS:

LLB (Hons) (Melb); BA (Hons) (Melb); MPhil (Hons) (Cantab)

Tim has undergraduate honours degrees in law and philosophy from the University of Melbourne, where he received several academic prizes, including the contract law prize and the Hastie Scholarship for placing first in philosophy final honours. He also obtained a Masters degree with honours in philosophy from the University of Cambridge as the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust’s Fulton Australia Scholar.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Secretary, Bar Human Rights Committee

Timothy Maxwell

Bar Roll: 2014 Admitted: 2009
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Profile

Tim practises in commercial law, public law and tort. He has appeared in trials, appeals and interlocutory matters in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Federal Court, County Court and various tribunals.

In commercial law, Tim has advised and appeared in international and domestic arbitrations and class actions as well as matters involving trusts, financial services, professional negligence, insolvency, commercial leases, competition law, consumer protection and building and construction.

In public law, Tim has advised and appeared in matters involving constitutional law, administrative law and freedom of information. In administrative law, Tim has been briefed to appear in professional discipline and migration matters.

Before coming to the bar Tim spent six years at Allens, in the competition and commercial litigation departments, leaving as a senior associate. He worked on a range of complex commercial disputes, including international arbitrations, class actions, competition matters, tax litigation, High Court challenges to the constitutional validity of legislation and regulatory investigations.

Tim read with Dr Paul Vout, and his senior mentors are David Batt QC and Richard Niall QC.

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

ArbitrationClass ActionsCompetitionConstitutional LawInternational Arbitration

Cases

Publication

  • Updating author, Intentional Torts, The Laws of Australia, Thomson Reuters

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

LLB (Hons) (Melb); BA (Hons) (Melb); MPhil (Hons) (Cantab)

Tim has undergraduate honours degrees in law and philosophy from the University of Melbourne, where he received several academic prizes, including the contract law prize and the Hastie Scholarship for placing first in philosophy final honours. He also obtained a Masters degree with honours in philosophy from the University of Cambridge as the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust’s Fulton Australia Scholar.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Secretary, Bar Human Rights Committee