Tim Smith Tim Smith

Tim Smith

Senior Associate Commercial | Brisbane
07 3231 0628 tsmith@mcw.com.au Download vCard

Tim acts for a broad cross section of clients including both private industry and government clients.  Tim has a particular interest the agricultural, marina and independent education sectors. 

Tim has extensive experience with:

  • Advising marina clients on land tenure and berthing agreements;
  • Negotiating and drafting Land Access Agreements;
  • Advising local governments;
  • Agri-business transactions; 
  • Business / company share sales and acquisitions;
  • Advising incorporated associations and reviewing and drafting their constitutions;
  • Commercial property acquisitions and disposals;
  • Commercial and retail shop leasing; and
  • Contract review and preparation.

Tim's Qualifications

  • Bachelor Of Laws, Griffith University
  • Bachelor Of Arts – Asian Studies (Japanese), Griffith University
  • Graduate Diploma Of Legal Practice
  • Solicitor Of The Supreme Court Of Queensland And The High Court Of Australia

Tim's Expertise

  • Advising marina clients
  • Negotiating and drafting Land Access Agreements
  • Advising local governments
  • Agri-business transactions
  • Business / company share sales and acquisitions
  • Commercial property acquisitions, disposals and leasing

Tim's Leadership

  • Member, AMPLA
  • Member, Marina Industries Association of Australia
  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Tim's recent publications

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  1. Can you call on a lien, when you need a hand?

    30 Apr 2018

    Professionals such as accountants often seek to rely on liens to retain client documents until they are paid. But do you fully understand what a ‘lien’ is, when a lien can be relied on, and what documents can be withheld pending payment?...

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  2. Onselling Electricity – Charging Without Being Shocked.

    17 Apr 2018

    WHO NEEDS TO READ THIS? Caravan park operators, body corporate managers, marinas, transportable home park, retirement living operators & professionals advising these businesses. Many small businesses supply electricity to their customers in connection...

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  3. Queensland extends duty relief for family farming businesses

    28 Feb 2017

    Farming families have long understood the benefits of planning and properly implementing the handover of the family farming business from one generation to the next. Often, this hand over involves a payment to the older generation to help fund retirement....

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