Regarded as one of the foremost in his field, Tim’s extensive experience in succession law and estate planning is widely recognised. Over the years, his advice has been invaluable to a broad range of clients including individuals, trustee companies, charities, other legal firms and their clients.
Tim’s expertise coves the broad spectrum of estates law advising on estate and succession planning, to preparing, interpreting and contesting of wills, and administering and contesting of deceased estates and the sale of trust property. Additionally he provides advice on domestic and charitable trusts, and prepares and structures discretionary and other trusts.
As a nationally approved mediator, Tim is often appointed to mediate contested estates. Similarly following appointment by the Supreme Court, he acts as administrator of disputed estates and when required acts as litigation guardian for minors in contested estates.
Throughout his career he has continually given back to the legal industry with his hands-on contribution to the preparation of many major texts, papers and seminars on succession. For many years he was a member of the Queensland Law Society’s Succession Committee and notably, is the author of their Will Precedents.
Tim was a Partner in the firm for nearly 30 years prior to becoming a consultant in 2010.