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Timothy O’Dwyer – Consultant & Notary

Although Tim is the newest member of the Mitchells lawyers, he is our most senior in length of practice.tim

Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1971, he was appointed a Justice of the Peace and became a Registered Tax Agent in 1972, was admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Australia, qualified as a Mediator through Bond University, and was later appointed a Notary Public  by a ‘Court of Faculties’ in England under the guidance of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland, whence he published a slim volume of poetry and a Master of Arts in Australian Studies from Griffith University. He has recently published his first volume of true stories about his years in real estate law, called Real Estate Escapes.

Over the years , in addition to conducting his own successful legal practice in Logan City, playing a role in legal profession and real estate reform and serving his community through Lifeline, Apex, Lions and Rotary, Tim has taught Welfare Law, Commercial Law and Real Estate Law at TAFE colleges, Business Communications and Professional Communications at QUT and Vendor & Purchaser at the University of Queensland. He has also given Property Law presentations at Queensland Law Society seminars and been a popular guest speaker for many organizations. Finally, Tim was for some years a Squadron Leader in the RAAF Reserve.

Tim has written regularly on legal and other subjects for newspapers, journals, magazines and on-line. such as this article:  . As a result of his informed commentaries on TV news and current affairs programmes and on radio he has gained a national profile as a passionate consumer advocate.

By the way, Tim is a published obituarist: Obituary: Rev Dr Charles Noller | The Courier-Mail

When not at work, Tim enjoys writing, making gourmet sandwiches, reading crime novels and the odd Ouzo and coke.

For those who wonder about the “Bradley” in ‘O’Dwyer & Bradley’, the information on this website will be of interest: