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Tim Bamford





Tim is counsel and advocate in the dispute resolution and litigation group specialising in corporate and commercial litigation.

Tim has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of corporate and commercial disputes with a particular focus on complex commercial litigation, banking and finance disputes, contractual claims, company disputes and trust litigation. Other areas of experience include corporate restructuring and insolvency, regulatory advice and alternative dispute resolution, in particular mediation.

Tim is registered with the Guernsey Intellectual Property Office as a Trade Mark and Design Rights Intellectual Property agent. Tim is also member of the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts (ARIES) and the Guernsey International Legal Association (GILA). 


Tim joined Carey Olsen in 2003 and in 2005 qualified as a solicitor into the dispute resolution and litigation group before moving to London in September 2006 to work for a city firm.

Tim returned to Carey Olsen in February 2013 as an associate the dispute resolution and litigation group and was promoted to counsel in July 2022.

Tim passed the Guernsey Bar Exams in May 2016 and obtained the Certificat d’Études Juridiques Françaises et Normandes from the University of Caen in December 2016. He was admitted to the Guernsey Bar as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey in January 2017.