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Tim Grave

Partner

Tim Grave is a versatile disputes lawyer with particular expertise advising clients contending with contentious regulatory, internal investigation, white collar crime, fraud, sanctions, bribery, anti-corruption, AML/CTF and whistleblowing matters.  He is renowned for his calm, collaborative and client-centric approach to legal practice.

Tim has over twenty years of experience managing large scale complex commercial litigation.

Beyond legal practice, Tim has served as a Director of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and has been a Member of the ACICA Arbitrator Appointment Committee.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Tim worked at Clifford Chance, Chang, Pistilli & Simmons, Herbert Smith Freehills and the Federal Court of Australia.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Dispute Resolution; Corporations Act; Corporate law; Director’s Duties; Regulatory Investigations; Corporate Crime and Investigations

AWARDS
  • Best Lawyers (Australia), Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2014 – 2025
  • Best Lawyers (Australia), Litigation, 2014 – 2025
  • Chambers Asia Pacific, White-Collar Crime & Corporate Investigations – Band 3, 2024
  • Chambers Asia Pacific, Dispute Resolution – Australia, 2020
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Dispute Resolution – Recommended Practitioner
  • Doyles Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Lawyers, NSW 2020 – Recommended Lawyer

 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) – University of Tasmania
  • Admitted to practice in New South Wales and the High Court of Australia
SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Acting for a partner of a professional services firm in relation to a regulatory investigation
  • Acting for a whistleblower in relation to the tax affairs of a property company and related entities
  • Acting for an ASX company in any internal investigation into accounting irregularities
  • Acting for the former managing director of ForexCT in an ASIC investigation and subsequent civil penalty proceedings
  • Acting for the former chief risk officer of a Big Four Australian bank in an ASIC investigation concerning alleged anti-money laundering compliance failures
  • Acting for Oliver Curtis in his prosecution for conspiracy to commit insider trading offences
  • Acting for the Chief Financial Officer of an ASX listed company in relation to ICAC’s ‘Project Jasper’ inquiry
  • Acting for the Royal Bank of Scotland in relation to an ASIC investigation concerning alleged manipulation of BBSW rates
  • Acting for a global transport company in an internal investigation concerning possible bribery of foreign officials
  • Acting for a private equity company in an internal investigation of possible insider trading