Tim has particular expertise in financial and professional services cases in the City. He advises on high-profile, senior-level appointments and departures, team moves and restrictive covenant cases.

He is regularly involved in complex, sensitive cases relating to high-value bonus and breach of contract claims, whistleblowing, discrimination and FCA regulatory matters.


Tim is described in Chambers and Partners as “a very talented negotiator who is tenacious and does not give up”. The Legal 500 says he has a “great instinct for anticipating the next move of the other side” and “fights hard for his clients with real charm”.

He is also recommended as a top City employment lawyer for high net worth individuals in the Spear’s 500 guide.



Tim regularly assists senior individuals in resolving disputes on favourable terms or, when appropriate, pursuing litigation in the Employment Tribunal, High Court or via arbitration. Recent cases include representing a high-profile chief executive following his dismissal and advising senior hedge fund and law firm partners on breach of contract claims.


Tim graduated from Oxford University (MA Hons). He joined Stewarts as a partner in 2010 after nine years at Simmons & Simmons LLP.


Accreditations and Memberships

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member of Association of Partnership Practitioners
  • Member of American Bar Association


Articles written by Tim have featured in the Financial Times, Managing Partner and Financier Worldwide. Cases in which he has advised have been discussed in leading broadsheet newspapers and on the BBC and Sky TV.


Tim is married with three children and lives in London.