Timothy qualified with a B Com LLB from Rhodes University in Grahamstown South Africa, and then practised as a barrister sole in South Africa, firstly in Johannesburg from 1983 to 1994 and then East London from 1994 to 2001. Timothy’s practise involved mainly commercial litigation.
On moving to New Zealand in 2001, Timothy re-qualified and was admitted in the Auckland High Court as a barrister and solicitor in 2002. Timothy was employed as a solicitor by the New Zealand Inland Revenue Department from 2001 to 2007. In 2006 Timothy completed an MTax S degree at Auckland University.
After a short stint at a North Shore solicitor’s practise Timothy joined nsaTax Ltd in 2008 as a Tax Manager, providing taxation advice and representing clients in taxation disputes and litigation. nsaTax Ltd is a firm of chartered accountants that specialise in taxation and trust matters. Timothy left nsaTax Ltd in 2017, and now practices on his own account as a tax and trust solicitor. Timothy operates from the Nine Consulting Limited chartered accountants offices in East Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand. Timothy provides advice on taxation and trust issues, and provides solvent liquidation services. As a practicing solicitor and a member of the New Zealand Law Society, he is authorised to act as a liquidator in solvent corporate liquidations, and is registered as such with the New Zealand Companies Office.