Tim Bednall

Tim Bednall

Tim is a Corporate, M&A and Securities partner. Tim has advised a number of leading companies in major M&A transactions (including Medibank Private, Brambles, BG Group, Telstra, Alinta Energy, Challenger, ING Real Estate, Glencore / Xstrata, ASX, Stockland and Westpac).

Tim is named as an “Eminent Practitioner” in Corporate / M&A by Chambers Global Guide 2014, after being recommended by Chambers as a Leading Individual, Band 1, for many years. He is also recommended as a "leading individual" by Asia Pacific Legal 500.

Chambers Global Guide 2011 described Tim as "unshakable under pressure, sought out for his counsel on complicated and time-sensitive transactions".

Tim was the Chairman of the Australian partnership of King & Wood Mallesons from January 2010 to December 2012, during which time the combination between King & Wood and Mallesons Stephen Jaques was negotiated and implemented. He was also Managing Partner of M&A and Tax for King & Wood Mallesons Australia from 2013 to 2014.


Legal insights

The BEAR seeks to strengthen the responsibility and accountability framework of authorised deposit-taking institutions and gives new powers to APRA to investigate potential breaches.

15 November 2017

This article was written by Tim Bednall. On 13 July 2017, the Commonwealth Government released a consultation paper on the proposed “Bank Executive Accountability Regime” (BEAR) flagged...

07 August 2017

Market and deal trend predictions for the future of Chinese outbound investment and how it will affect sectors including energy & resources, food & agriculture and real estate.

25 July 2016

China's 13th Five Year Plan has significant implications for businesses in China and around the world across key sectors.

14 April 2016