Tim is a member of the Business Litigation team. His practice focuses on secured creditor rights and liabilities, bankruptcy and insolvency and debt restructuring, and commercial, personal injury and real property litigation.
During his career, Tim has been involved in many of the largest insolvency matters arising in the province.
Tim is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and a member of the Canadian Association of Law Teachers. He was included in The Best Lawyers in Canada’s 2014 - 2019 editions for Insolvency and Financial Restructuring and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Insolvency Section of the Canadian Bar Association in 2012.
Tim has frequently presented papers and made presentations to meetings of various groups involved in commercial credit issues, including CAIRP, the CBA Nova Scotia Insolvency and Construction sections, the Atlantic Credit Association, staff of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, and Credifax member groups. In 1997, he was Registrar in Bankruptcy until 2004. He has participated in the Superintendent of Bankruptcy’s panel on Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act reform, and in 2004 assisted with the national training program for staff of the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. In 2005, Tim participated with the Superintendent and the President of CAIRP in the keynote panel at the National Conference of the Credit Institute of Canada.
In his spare time Tim chairs the Board of Directors of St. Margaret’s Centre, a position he has held for the last 17 years. Tim led the expansion of that facility, which is now one of the premier recreation facilities in the municipality. In 2011 the Centre was awarded the prestigious Recreation Nova Scotia Bluenose Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in the improvement of recreation/leisure opportunities locally, regionally or provincially. In 2014, Tim received a volunteer recognition award from Halifax Regional Municipality.