Tim Adey - Special Counsel

Tim Adey

Family Law

Direct number:+61 8 8217 1358


  • Complex and other property settlement matters
  • Financial agreements
  • Spousal maintenance agreements and disputes
  • Child support agreements and disputes
  • De facto relationship matters
  • Children’s issues
Tim has practised in the area of family law for 36 years and is amongst the most senior and experienced family law practitioners in Adelaide.
Tim specialises in a wide range of family law issues including property settlements including those involving significant assets and complex financial issues relating to businesses, trusts and companies, financial agreements, spousal maintenance, de facto relationship matters, child related disputes and all aspects of child support including the drawing of Binding and Limited Child Support Agreements, child support departure applications, appeal procedures and other issues relating to the payment or non-payment of child support.
Tim is a barrister and mediator as well as a solicitor, and he is also an experienced Independent Children’s Lawyer appointed by the Legal Services Commission to represent children in various Family Court and Federal Circuit Court disputes.
Tim is highly committed to his clients achieving not only the best possible outcomes to their family law disputes but also the most cost effective and timely ones. His wide experience in family law allows him to provide a thorough and inclusive approach to all aspects of family law disputes. He is well known for his friendly, honest and empathetic approach towards each of his clients.
Tim is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, the Law Society of South Australia and the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators.