Timothy Margetts QC


Barrister

Admitted:
1 Apr 1981
Bar:
17 May 1984
Silk:
28 Nov 2006
Location:
Room 1, Dawson Chambers,
405 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

EXPERTISE

Building and Construction

Energy and Resources

Administrative Law/Judicial Review/Disciplinary Tribunals

Tenancy Law

Inquests relating to the construction/engineering events

Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation/Arbitration

Commercial Law

 

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Tim Margetts QC practices in commercial/construction/engineering disputes, many of which have been conducted under the domestic and international arbitration process.  He has extensive trial experience in highly technical commercial/construction/engineering disputes, in all Australian courts and in international arbitrations. 

The commercial disputes have involved general contractual issues, director’s duties/employment law, trade practices matters and issues of general trust law.  He has also had extensive involvement in insurance related matters involving interpretation of insurance policies.

Many of the construction/engineering disputes have concerned issues of civil construction, including rock engineering, hydraulics and hydrology which have all been relevant to the geotechnical and structural engineering issues involved in the iron ore industry, and the gas and oil industry including the engineering, procurement and construction of gas plants and off shore platforms, pipelines and wells. He has experience in other litigation involving complex issues of material failure, geotechnical engineering and environmental design and rehabilitation.

He has appeared as Queen’s Counsel in many matters before the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Court of Appeal and in the High Court of Australia, as well as international arbitrations in Singapore and Hong Kong.

 

Fees by negotiation.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Commercial Law
Criminal Law
Environmental Law & Planning Law
Public Law & Administrative Law

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EXPERTISE

Building and Construction

Energy and Resources

Administrative Law/Judicial Review/Disciplinary Tribunals

Tenancy Law

Inquests relating to the construction/engineering events

Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation/Arbitration

Commercial Law

 

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Tim Margetts QC practices in commercial/construction/engineering disputes, many of which have been conducted under the domestic and international arbitration process.  He has extensive trial experience in highly technical commercial/construction/engineering disputes, in all Australian courts and in international arbitrations. 

The commercial disputes have involved general contractual issues, director’s duties/employment law, trade practices matters and issues of general trust law.  He has also had extensive involvement in insurance related matters involving interpretation of insurance policies.

Many of the construction/engineering disputes have concerned issues of civil construction, including rock engineering, hydraulics and hydrology which have all been relevant to the geotechnical and structural engineering issues involved in the iron ore industry, and the gas and oil industry including the engineering, procurement and construction of gas plants and off shore platforms, pipelines and wells. He has experience in other litigation involving complex issues of material failure, geotechnical engineering and environmental design and rehabilitation.

He has appeared as Queen’s Counsel in many matters before the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Court of Appeal and in the High Court of Australia, as well as international arbitrations in Singapore and Hong Kong.

 

Fees by negotiation.