QUALIFICATIONS B.A.; LLB (Monash) Admitted to Practice (2004) Solicitor - Tony Hargreaves & Partners (2004-2010) Senior Associate (2010-2015) Partner (2015-) AREAS OF PRACTICE Criminal Law Criminal Appeals Bail Applications Occupational Health & Safety Prosecutions Asset Confiscation Coronial Inquests Disciplinary proceedings and tribunals Statutory Authority prosecutions Traffic Law Civil & Commercial Litigation EXPERIENCE Tim has represented many individuals facing serious criminal charges. He has extensive experience in matters before the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts, including the preparation of matters for Trial by jury and regular appearance work. Tim’s practice includes acting on behalf of clients charged with a wide spectrum of criminal offences, including major drug matters, fraud, theft, violence offences, sexual offences, driving offences, and the preparation of applications for Bail. He provides advice and representation to clients in quasi-criminal areas, such as Coronial Inquests, disciplinary proceedings and Asset Confiscation proceedings.
Tim also acts for individuals and companies involved in civil and commercial litigation in all jurisdictions, specifically in areas such as contract disputes, defamation, and tortious claims (excluding Workcover and TAC). PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & PERSONAL INFORMATION Tim is the current Co-chair of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) Criminal Law Section and has been a member of that Section's Executive Committee since 2012. The LIV Criminal Law Section represents the legal profession on practical, legal and policy issues affecting the criminal justice system. He is also a member of the LIV Litigation and Young Lawyers Sections.