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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Tim Grave

Tim Grave


Tim Grave

Tim Grave specialises in commercial dispute resolution and related advice across a wide range of matters.  

Tim's client work includes Corporations Act matters, director's duties, commercial and contractual disputes, equitable claims, international arbitrations, trade practices, and investigations by regulators.

  • McGraw–Hill/Standard & Poor's in a class action in the Federal Court of Australia brought by investors in synthetic collateralised debt obligations
  • The Australian offices of a multinational financial institution on a cross-border financial regulatory enquiry, including the response to Australian regulators
  • The CFO of White Energy Company on an inquiry by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption concerning the grant of mining permits in the Bylong Valley
  • A company director on his prosecution for alleged conspiracy to commit insider trading offences

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Tasmania (BCom/LLB) 1997
  • Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales 2000
  • Admitted to the High Court Registry of Practitioners 2005
  • Senior associate and associate, Freehills 2000 – 2008
  • Partner and associate, Chang, Pistilli & Simmons 2008 - 2011
  • Joined Clifford Chance as a Partner 2011

Professional bodies

  • Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Director

Awards and citations

  • Recommended Practitioner – Dispute Resolution
    Asia Pacific Legal 500