Tim Donaghey Barrister

Tim Donaghey


Aickin Chambers

Room 2210

200 Queen Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Tim is a leading industrial relations and employment law barrister with extensive experience advising on matters such as employment and contractor agreements, awards, general protections, industrial action, injunctive relief and commercial proceedings related to workplace law.

He has a national practice and is a member of both the Victorian and New South Wales Bars. Tim holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne

Before being called to the bar in 2002, Tim practised as a solicitor in employment law and industrial relations. He also provided legal counsel for the Australian Hotel Association in Canberra.

Tim authored ‘Termination of Employment’ published by LexisNexis in 2006. The second edition was published in 2013 and discusses the current Commonwealth industrial relations and employment regime and expands analysis to reflect the extent to which court litigation involving employers and employees has become more commonplace.

Tim has also co-authored a further legal text, ‘General  Protections under the Fair Work Act’ published by LexisNexis in 2019. This is the first legal text dedicated to the General Protections regime in Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act.

Tim has been involved in a number of leading workplace law cases over the past 17 years in the following jurisdictions: 

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • District Court of New South Wales
  • Supreme Court of Victoria

To get in touch with Tim Donaghey | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or clerkb@greenslist.com.au

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