Biography

Tim is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin's Corporate Advisory group. 

Tim advises listed and unlisted companies and Australian and offshore private equity fund managers in relation to mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and regulatory investigations. 

Tim is a member of the Law Committee of the AICD, the Securities Law Committee of the International Bar Association and is a regular commentator in the media on corporate governance.

Tim has a Master of Laws (Corporate and Commercial Law) from the University of New South Wales and also received undergraduate qualifications in Law and Commerce (Finance) from the University of New South Wales.

Tim’s experience includes advising on the following transactions:

  • Infigen Energy’s (Australia’s largest listed renewable energy generator) competing takeover bids from Iberdrola and UAC
  • A confidential bidder for Tilt Renewables as part of the Infratil strategic review process
  • UNSW on its arrangements relating to silicon quantum computing
  • GrainCorp’s approach by Long Term Asset Partners and its ASX Demerger of United Malt
  • Eftpos’ acquisition of Beem It from CBA, NAB and Westpac
  • Morrison and Infratil’s acquisition of Qscan from Quadrant Private Equity and the Qscan doctor group
  • Silver Lake and TEG’s investment into Michael Cassel Group
  • LivingBridge Private Equity’s acquisition of Smart Clinics from Genesis Capital
  • CBA’s investment in Slyp
  • Pacific Equity Partners’ $211 million acquisition of Lifehealthcare by scheme of arrangement
  • Zurich’s $850 million acquisition of Cover-More by scheme of arrangement
  • Barings Asia’s $1.1bn acquisition of SAI Global by scheme of arrangement
  • The $2.6 billion privatisation of the NSW land titling registry
  • The TPG-led consortium acquisition of Alinta Energy by way of inter-conditional member and creditors schemes
  • Various listed ASX200 companies on corporate governance and regulatory issues

Tim is recognised in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Equity Capital Markets categories.

Best Lawyers Australia 2022

Tim was a finalist for Partner of the Year – Corporate.

LAWYERS WEEKLY PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020

Tim won Partner of the Year.

LAWYERS WEEKLY PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018