Timothy Lipscombe - Gadens

Timothy Lipscombe

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 61 2 9931 4999

Tim has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading Banking & Finance lawyers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Asialaw Profiles.

In recognition of his expertise and market reputation, Tim has been appointed by the Law Society of New South Wales as the Finance and Securities Member of the Business Law Specialist Accreditation Committee. Tim is the Sydney Banking & Finance Business Unit Leader and has over a number of years been ranked as one of the top real estate, property & construction finance lawyers in Australia.

In IFLR 1000, Tim has been described by clients as "a fantastic lawyer, who thoroughly understands our needs and is fully in touch with the market standards.  He is quick to respond and always happy to assist even on short notice.  His advice is easy to understand and very commercial". In Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific, Tim has been particularly recognised for “his impressive property finance skills” and described by clients as “just fantastic, and very accommodating”.

Prior to returning to Australia, Tim practised in the Finance division of Clifford Chance LLP in London advising on financings in the UK, Europe, US, Middle East and South East Asia.

Tim has significant cross border and domestic experience in the areas of syndicated, club and bilateral corporate finance and bank lending; real estate, property and construction finance; leveraged and acquisition finance; asset and equipment finance and leasing and debt restructuring and workouts.

At the heart of Tim’s practice is an unwavering commitment to client care. Forging longstanding deep and trusted relationships has seen Tim act on both highly complex and routine matters for prominent Australian and international banks and financial institutions such as Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bankwest, Westpac Banking Corporation and National Australia Bank Limited, ASX 100 and ASX 200 corporates, Australian A-REITS and property developers, international lessors and US and Asian funds.

Office Location

Level 16
77 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Practice Areas

Project Finance and Development Practice