Tim is a dependable lawyer who remains approachable to all and is determined in achieving his clients' goals. 

Tim is a Special Counsel in the firm’s Insurance team in both Sydney and Canberra. He has a diverse insurance practice acting for insurance and government clients across matters of public risk, professional indemnity, CTP, marine and workers compensation.

Tim practises in both the ACT and NSW jurisdictions and is regularly called upon by clients to handle significant, catastrophic and complex claims.

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CAREER highlights

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Of Business Management, The University Of Queensland
  • Juris Doctor, Bond University
  • Graduate Diploma Of Legal Practice, Bond University

Awards and recognition

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community involvement

  • Committee Member, New South Wales Law Society Civil Litigation Committee
  • Committee Member, Young Insurance Professionals
  • Committee Member, Australian Insurance Law Society
  • Committee Member, New South Wales Claims Discussion Group

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Client Solutions

Insurer
Recovery
Client problem

The client was faced with a difficult appeal concerning a recovery sought by another insurer.

outcome achieved

Tim helped his client win their appeal, confirming no workers compensation recovery.

Insurer
Damages Dispute
Client problem

The client was involved in an appeal confirming preclusion of damages.

outcome achieved

Tim was successful in arguing on behalf of his client that the plaintiff’s conduct constituted a serious offence, precluding any award of damages.

Insurance Broker
Negligence
Client problem

The client was faced with an allegation of negligence and misleading conduct whilst selling home insurance policies.

outcome achieved

Tim successfully defended his client, finding no negligence or misleading conduct on behalf of the broker.

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Tim McHutchison's INSIGHTS

July 23, 2020

CTP Insurance

Crime Doesn’t Pay
Truckies Doing the Best They Can – Another Win Against the Danger of Hindsight Assessment

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Sydney & Canberra

(02) 8262 2736