Full Name: Mr Tim I Purdey
Phone: +61 3 9225 8454
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0402 830 297
Chambers: Aickin Chambers
Room: 2009
Date of Admission: 7 Apr 1993
Called to the Bar: 9 Nov 2006
Qualifications: LL.B. (Hons.); B.Com.
Previous Occupation: Solicitor


Tim Purdey came to the Bar in 2006 with considerable experience in commercial litigation and insolvency.

Immediately prior to joining the Bar he was a senior associate at Hunt & Hunt for six years, where a large part of his practice involved acting in complex solicitors' negligence cases. He had also previously practised at Herbert Geer & Rundle, Morrison & Sawers (Kyabram) and in London.

At the Bar, Tim has appeared in the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates' Court, VCAT, Federal Court and Federal Magistrates Court.Tim's practice has an emphasis on commercial (in particular, contracts, property, banking and finance, trade practices and equity) and insolvency, but he also has considerable experience in professional negligence, insurance and testators family maintenance.

Tim is available to appear, advise and draw pleadings and other court documents in all such matters.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
  • Building Law & Construction Law
  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
  • Property & Probate

Common Law

  • Intentional Torts
  • Negligence

Equity & Trusts

  • Family Provision
  • Wills & Probate
From 1 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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