Tim Kennedy

Commercial Dispute Resolution, Building and Construction, Property

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Commencement Date:
Bachelor of Laws, Notre Dame Australia - Fremantle Campus (2005)
Admission Details:
Supreme Court of Western Australia (2006), High Court (2009)
Areas of Expertise:
Commercial Dispute Resolution, Building and Construction, Property, Cyber, Fraud

Tim joined Kott Gunning in 2018 after 12 years in general practice with a particular focus on litigation and property.

He has extensive experience with cyber fraud related matters. This has included obtaining compensation for all three victims of the infamous property fraud cases which saw properties in Western Australia and the ACT sold by scammers who had assumed the identity of the owners. Read Astell v Australian Capital Territory

Tim has also advised service providers and consumers in relation to “man-in-the-middle” scams which sees hackers alter the bank details of invoices so customers pay the hacker instead of the providers.

He acts for wide range of clients, including individuals, small business, large corporations and local government.

Tim has experience across a number of different areas of law including:

  • Property litigation (including sales disputes, leasing disputes and property fraud);
  • Estate disputes;
  • Building and Construction disputes (including workmanship disputes, sub-contractor disputes and contractual claims);
  • Australian Consumer Law claims (including misleading and deceptive conduct claims and disputes of the sale of businesses);
  • Debt recovery;
  • Strata Title matters; and
  • General contractual disputes.

Tim appears frequently in the Supreme Court, District Court, Magistrates Court and State Administrative Tribunal as well as all federal courts and has also appeared interstate on a number of occasions.

Memberships and Affiliations:
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Events Industry Association (Committee)
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