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Tim Bourne OAM

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Tim Bourne is the principal of Bourne Lawyers and is recognised nationally as one of South Australia's leading employment lawyers. Employers often think they are in a position of power over their employees. Tim likes to restore the balance, to  make sure his clients feel empowered to deal with their employers on an equal footing.

Tim completed a Bachelor's degree in Law at the University of Adelaide in February 1979 and is admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia. He worked as a lawyer with Stanley & Partners from January 1980 until establishing his own firm in 2000.  Tim has now been achieving excellent results for his clients in a timely and cost-effective manner for more than 40 years.

In addition to an extensive solicitor's practice, Tim continues a high level of Counsel and court work. 

Tim was a Deputy Presiding Member of the Parole Board of South Australia for 15 years. He is also a current member of the Law Society of South Australia, the Law Society Medico-Legal Group, the Australian Labour Law Association, the Society of Labour Lawyers SA and the Industrial Relations Society of South Australia.

In the Australia Day Honours List on 26 January 2021, Tim was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the administration of justice, and to the law.

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Bourne Lawyers

21 Wright Street, Adelaide SA 5000
(08) 8410 9699