Tim Castle


D   08 9220 0500
M   0419 409 250
E  tdcastle@stjames.net.au
 
Year of election to the Bar:
1992

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Arbitrators and mediators
Domestic commercial arbitration
International commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Banking
Bankruptcy
Competition
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporate insolvency
Corporations law
Equity
Insurance
International commercial arbitration
Partnership disputes
Professional liability
Real property
Restraint of trade
Securities and investments
Telecommunications and broadcasting
Transport law – admiralty/aviation/maritime
Trusts

Torts
Appellate
Professional negligence

 

Profile

Experienced interstate counsel with a broad commercial practice and specific expertise in banking, corporate, competition, franchising, insolvency and insurance cases. Tim brings particular focus to the financial and regulatory drivers that underpin many commercial disputes, with an accounting major, Executive MBA and senior in-house and regulatory experience. Typically Tim appears as a senior junior, both at trials and appeals, with or without junior counsel. Tim is a qualified arbitrator, as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), and is also Deputy Chair of the Law Council of Australia’s International Law Section. Some of Tim’s leading cases include the Superleague Dispute, Hungry Jack’s v Burger King, C-7 Dispute acting for Telstra, and recently the Pizza Hut class action litigation for the franchisees.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1986

Qualifications: B.Ec, LL.B (Syd), BA (Hons) (UNE), MBA (Exec) (UNSW)

 

 

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