Tim is a Solicitor Advocate and a Partner in a national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP.  He was Chairman of that firm for six years.

Tim sits on the Finance and General Purposes Committee, the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and on the Appeals Panel.

Although Tim was educated at Bristol Grammar School, his children were both educated from pre-prep to A-level at Taunton School.

Tim has been the Deputy Coroner for Somerset since 2004.