Practice Area
Family Law
Expertise
Family Law
Email
timothy.nicholls@chamberlains.com.au
Phone
02 6188 3600

Tim is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law, by the Law Society of New South Wales.

Tim has worked exclusively in family law since 2014 and is qualified with a Bachelor of Law, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and Master of Law specialising in Family Law.

Tim is experienced in all aspects of family law including property matters, financial agreements (including pre-nuptial agreements), parenting matters, child support, divorce, same-sex and de facto relationships and spousal maintenance.

Tim’s particular expertise lies in medium to high net worth financial cases, and matters with issues relating to bankruptcy, insolvency and third-party interests. Tim also has extensive experience in complex parenting matters with particular expertise in matters with issues relating to relocation and family violence. Tim also has broad experience in appellate level work and has appeared as solicitor-advocate in proceedings before the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia.

Tim is a pragmatic and resolution focused lawyer. He applies a strategic mind to his cases with an understanding and emphatic approach. Tim is passionate about alternative dispute resolution outside of the court and applies a pragmatic and commercial approach to his work and resolution strategies.

Tim is also a highly experienced litigator and regularly appear as solicitor-advocate in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia and also at appellate level in the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia.

In 2017, Tim was appointed to the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales.

In 2018, Tim was appointed to the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales.

Tim is also a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, a Graduate Fellow of The College of Law and regularly presents continuing professional education seminars to the profession.

Tim works across our Canberra and Sydney offices.

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