Tim Gordon

Clayton Utz
Partner Brisbane

A leading individual in Health & Aged Care

– Best Lawyers Australia


As a Partner in our Public Sector team, Tim leverages his extensive expertise and in-depth knowledge to deliver specialized advisory services in regulatory compliance, governance, statutory interpretation, administrative law and litigation, and human rights.

Notable Work
  • Advised the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection on the establishment of Queensland's landmark container refund scheme.
  • Conducted a comprehensive legislative review for Queensland Health of all the legislation that applies to providing health services on Norfolk Island.
  • Acts for Queensland statutory authorities in various judicial review proceedings in Queensland Supreme Court regarding statutory access undertakings.
  • Acts for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the Office of the Health Ombudsman in professional disciplinary matters.
  • Conducted reviews for various public sector entities to ensure compliance with the Human Rights Act.
  • Advised a prominent Queensland University on various high profile student disciplinary proceedings, requiring interpretation of relevant policies and procedures and advising on procedural fairness requirements.
  • Advised the Department of Resources on the management of non-compliance of businesses who operate on land owned by the Department and represented the Department in subsequent Supreme Court litigation.
  • Advised various Government entities in parliamentary inquiries including representing an indemnified officer during the Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee Inquiry into the CCC's investigation of former councillors of Logan City Council. Advises Queensland Government Owned Corporations on complex governance issues including in relation to the Crime and Corruption Commission.
  • Acted for APLNG to successfully obtain a judicial review of a petroleum royalty decision made by the Treasurer.
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