Tim Ainsworth

Partner

Qualifications: LLB, BEc

Practices

Tim practices in the area of New South Wales statutory workers compensation and modified common law damages for workers.

Tim acts for self insured employers and employers’ insurers. He assists clients across a broad range of industries, including: banking; transport; labour hire; logistics; retail and insurance.  Tim acts for the Workers Compensation Nominal Insurer for both insured risks and for claims against uninsured employers.

Tim presents regularly to his clients and colleagues, through the College of Law, on a variety of topics associated with statutory workers compensation and work injury damages. Tim’s past experience working in the insurance industry and for injured workers allows him to bring a balanced and considered viewpoint to his advice and presentations.

Experience

  • Advising various clients in sensitive litigated and un-litigated claims relating to injuries and death in compensable circumstances. This includes successfully managing the legal argument and outcomes, while acting in a manner consistent with clients’ concerns as to the sensitive nature of those claims.
  • Advising self-insurers in relation to organisational issues, licencing best practice, reinsurance and claims management as well as acting on behalf of those clients in litigated and non-litigated disputes. This includes providing legal advice that incorporates pragmatism drawn from knowledge of clients’ businesses and experience in the insurance industry.

Awards and recognition

Doyle’s Guide
Leading lawyer in NSW Workers Compensation Lawyers and NSW Public & Product Liability Lawyers

Professional Membership

  • Member, NSW Self-Insurers Association