6 St. James' Hall welcomes UNCCA Chair Tim D. Castle

The members of 6 St. James' Hall Chambers are pleased to welcome new member Tim D. Castle. Tim joins chambers from the end of the 2015 Law Term.

A widely recognised commercial litigation specialist, Tim advises and acts for clients in complex and difficult commercial and financial disputes, drawing on his wide ranging business, legal and regulatory experience.

Tim is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has received mediation training with LEADR.


Tim is currently Chair of the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia.

Tim was first called to the NSW Bar in 1992, having worked as a commercial litigation solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques, now King & Wood Mallesons. From 1992-2007, Tim was a barrister at Seven Wentworth Chambers for over 15 years and appeared in a number of leading corporate disputes including the Superleague case, Hungry Jacks v Burger King, and the C7 Dispute for Telstra.

From 2007 until returning to the Bar in 2013, Tim practiced as a partner at specialist corporate law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell, was a Senior Executive Leader in Financial Special Deterrence at the Australian Securities & Investments Commission, in-house Counsel at Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd, one of the largest restaurant franchisees in Australia, and had a range of other roles whilst acting as a solicitor in his own practice. 

Tim holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney, a Bachelor of Arts (with honours) from the University of New England and a Masters of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM).