Tim Herbert


Having studied law at Brasenose College, Oxford, Tim attended law school at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice. From there, he commenced his career at Herbert Smith in London and Hong Kong, becoming a solicitor qualified in England and Wales, before moving to the litigation department of the London branch of US firm, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue.

After two years there, he moved to Australia where he worked for Freehills and Coudert Brothers in Sydney, becoming a solicitor and barrister qualified in New South Wales. He moved to New Zealand in 2005. After 5 years qualified as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand, practising from LeeSalmonLong in Auckland, he commenced his own practice in 2010.  He is currently a barrister sole in New Zealand and a Senior Consultant for Ignition Law.  He also teaches advocacy as an Adjunct Instructor for the College of Law.

Contact details

+64 21 186 4291

Areas of Practice

Dispute Resolution


Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales (1999)
Admitted as a solicitor and barrister in New South Wales, Australia (2005)
Admitted as a solicitor and barrister in New Zealand (2005)


New Zealand Bar Association