Tim is a corporate consultant with a wide range of experience in trust law and general commercial law.

Tim's practice covers all aspects of trust law including the establishment of trusts for wealth and estate planning purposes, establishment and administration of foreign trusts for off-shore residents, and charitable trusts. He is experienced in estate planning, wills and estate administration.

Tim is a director of various private companies. He is involved in various pro bono activities including as a trustee of the Auckland District Health Board Charitable Trust and as a trustee of the Kiwi Trust. A former Chairman of the Auckland Theatre Company, Tim has been a supporter of its activities on a pro bono basis for over 24 years. He is now a Trustee of The Theatre Foundation.

Tim’s long experience in the law, his commitment to his clients along with his ability to relate easily to people, have ensured he has become the trusted adviser to many clients, some for over 40 years.

Admission date: 1973


Tim has advised: 

  • A family of significant wealth on restructuring its various holdings to ensure appropriate arrangements on death of the business proprietor, involving trusts, wills, a Property (Relationships) Act agreement, shareholder agreement and associated matters.
  • Members of a dynastic family in regard to various family matters including Property (Relationships) Act agreements and wills.
  • Advice to a Government Ministry on statutory trusts.
  • Auckland Theatre Company on its structure as a charitable entity.



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