Tim was admitted to practise in 1972. As illustrated by the photo, Tim has had recent health challenges but continues to be actively involved with the conduct of the practice. As part of his work he is now serving third and sometimes fourth generations of client. He practised for over 35 years as an Independent Children’s Lawyer in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia and in the County Court as a separate representative in the Adoption jurisdiction. In 2012 Tim was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the protection of children, the legal profession and the community. Tim’s current role is as a consultant and as a mentor. Tim continues to accept requests from VCAT, the Family Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and other jurisdictions.