Tim is an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law by the NSW Law Society and is admitted as a Lawyer to practice in both the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of NSW.

Tim is a former Department of Immigration visa officer having worked for the Department in China, Thailand and Canberra. He was a lecturer in migration law at the Australian National University.

Tim is fluent in the Chinese Mandarin language as accredited by Confucius Institute (HSK5).