Tim is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa (with Right of Appearance) and a Senior Associate at Power & Associates. He holds an LL.B. degree from the University of Witwatersrand, and an LL.M. degree in Global Environment and Climate Change Law from the University of Edinburgh.
Tim specialises in environmental and sustainability law, constitutional and administrative law, public international and regional law, and social enterprise and CSO law. He has a particular interest in the convergence of digital rights, open data, and climate justice, the relationship between ecological sustainability and emergent technologies, and the development of ‘climate-resilience law’ in Africa. Tim is also a Senior Associate and Head of the Climate Justice & Sustainability practice at ALT Advisory (2023-).
Before joining Power & Associates, Tim practised as a senior attorney in the Pollution and Climate Change Programme at the Centre for Environmental Rights (2017-2022), with a primary focus on the regulation of air pollution and its impact on public health. Prior to that he clerked at the Constitutional Court of South Africa (2016-17, Justice Bess Nkabinde), and he was employed as a legal compliance advisor at Environmental Resources Management in South Africa and the United Kingdom (2014-16).
Tim has appeared in a variety of fora, including media interviews, conference panels, and guest lectures at local and international universities.
Tim is committed to exploring effective ways in which society can build climate-resilience through the provision of human rights and the application of just and regenerative practices.