Tim has lived in Tasmania all his life except for a couple of years travelling in Europe. He lives by the river at Port Huon in a heritage house, the childhood dream home of his wife Claire.
After study in Tasmania and early practice in Hobart, he has practiced in the Huon since 1984, since 2007 as part of Tierney Law. He remains based in the Huonville office, attending the Hobart office of Tierney Law most Wednesdays, and the Dover office most Mondays.
Tim has a general practice in commercial, property, Wills and Estates. He does not conduct litigation files.
Tim was a member of the Property and Commercial Law Committee for the Law Society of Tasmania for over two decades. He has represented the Law Society on various committees and liaison groups with government and non-government bodies, including the Australian Property Law Group of the Law Council, Australia’s peak legal industry body. Tim was awarded the 2011 Presidents Award by the Law Society for service to the profession.
Tim enjoys writing and preparing practice materials. Tim authors legal texts and precedent material for the leading international legal publisher Lexis Nexis. He is a contributor to the Australian Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents, an international encyclopedia on comparative legal systems, the Practical Guidance Products of Lexis Nexis and journals of the Tasmanian Law Society and Law Council. He delivers practical training for graduate lawyers at the Legal Practice Course and practicing lawyers for the Law Society of Tasmania.
Tim represents the legal sector on the 26TEN Coalition, the community board for the State Government adult literacy and numeracy program.
Jaclyn Quarrier (firstname.lastname@example.org) acts as Tim’s Secretary