Tim Goodwin practices primarily in commercial and public law. His experience includes competition law, migration law, government advice work, commissions and inquiries, class actions, commercial transactions and bankruptcy. In 2016 and 2017, Tim was Junior Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.
Prior to joining the Bar, Tim worked at Allens as a solicitor for three years in commercial litigation, and in banking and finance. His practice included commercial arbitration, class actions, securities litigation, constitutional law and disability discrimination.
Before joining Allens, Tim served as Associate to Justice North and Justice Bromberg of the Federal Court of Australia. He also served as Foreign Law Clerk to Justice Skweyiya of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.
Tim has a Bachelor of Arts and Laws (with Honours) from the Australian National University and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School.
Tim is a member of the Yuin people of the South East Coast of New South Wales. He serves on a number of boards, including as a Board Member of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.