Timothy Chan

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8472
Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8472
Timothy Chan

Timothy Chan

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Biography

Timothy Chan is an insurance lawyer based in Sydney.

Tim advises on corporate regulatory and contentious insurance matters. His experience includes the establishment of insurance businesses, major transactions, distribution, alternative risk transfer structures and insurance & reinsurance disputes, acting for both insurers and policyholders. Tim is also a key member of the Australian InsurTech regulatory practice and regularly works with insurers, brokers and start-ups on new insurance ventures and product development.

Tim is known for his active involvement in the insurance ecosystem and commerciality, and has been described as 'one of the leading legal advisors for InsurTech in Australia'. He has been involved in some of Australia's largest insurance claims and regularly presents on emerging insurance and InsurTech issues. Tim is also a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific where he is listed as a Rising Star for Insurance.

Tim enjoys understanding his clients' objectives in order to develop appropriate strategies and solutions. He is an ANZIIF certified insurance professional (CIP), serves on the NSW Committee of Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs) as the Communications Officer and is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association and Reinsurance Discussion Group. Tim is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW, the Federal Court and the High Court of Australia.


Professional experience

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  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons Class I), University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (Distinction), University of New South Wales
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • High Court of Australia
  • ANZIIF Certified Insurance Professional (CIP)
  • NSW Committee Member, Young Insurance Professionals Australia and New Zealand (YIPs)
  • Member, NSW Reinsurance Discussion Group 
  • Member, Australian Insurance Law Association 
  • English