McCullough Robertson


McCullough Robertson is recognised as one of Australia’s leading independent law firms. Established in 1926, McCullough Robertson is a full-service commercial law firm with a significant Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice that has a strong industry understanding, including in relation to licensing issues. The firm’s TMT practice acts for many public and private customers and suppliers of TMT goods and services, providing the full range of intellectual property (IP) advice including IP protection and due diligence, research and development, commercialisation, technology transfer and litigation.

Their team, which manages the worldwide trade mark portfolios of some of Australia’s most recognised brands such as Sass & Bide and Flight Centre, is acknowledged for its “top tier service” by Managing Intellectual Property Handbook. McCullough Robertson’s multi-disciplinary team advises organisations of various sizes, from start-up through to large, established (ASX listed) businesses. It also advises public sector organisations such as universities, government bodies and research institutions and many of their lawyers hold dual qualifications in science, life sciences, health and information technology. Some of their lawyers have worked for major telecommunications operations, others have qualifications and experience in science and health.


Tim is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, where he practises in commercial litigation across a range of industries including mining and resources, financial services, intellectual property, IT infrastructure and government.

Having practised in Australia and the United Kingdom, Tim is particularly experienced in dealing with large-scale litigation and is known for providing highly practical and strategic advice to his clients.

Tim has a particular interest in the investigation and prosecution of fraud related matters. He also has extensive experience in conducting the defence of regulatory proceedings, as well as the independent investigation of Crime and Corruption Commission complaints.

In addition to conducting litigation in the Supreme and Federal Courts in all jurisdictions across Australia, Tim has acted in numerous arbitrations both in Australia and overseas.