Tim Dixon

LinkedinSpecial Counsel

Tim has practised law for more than 35  years and is a “jack of all trades” with a strong background in commercial law and commercial litigation.  Before coming to Holley Nethercote, he was a principal of a medium sized Melbourne commercial law firm for about 15 years.  He has been a lawyer in the city, the suburbs and the country and he has “pretty much seen it all”.

Admitted to Practice

1983

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial litigation
  • AFCA disputes
  • Commercial law and advice
  • Employment law
  • Sale & Purchase of business
  • Shareholders advice
  • Insolvency advice
  • Company structure and strategic advice
  • White collar crime

Career Achievements

  • Becoming a partner of a Melbourne law firm and managing a substantial business and associated staff.
  • Running an appeal to the High Court.
  • Being recommended recently by a solicitor for whom he acted in Supreme Court proceedings as “the lawyer’s lawyer”.
  • Commencing at Holley Nethercote.

Qualifications

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia.

Favourite Quote

“Never kick a sleeping dog.”

My Thoughts

ASIC – no more Mr Nice Guy

18 Dec 18

Here’s what you can expect of ASIC after the Royal Commission and what you’ll need to do. In the wake of the Royal Commission and the criticisms of ASIC being a soft regulator, ASIC Commissioner…