Tim Grellman

Senior Associate

Tim Grellman is a Senior Associate in Hall Payne’s employment and industrial relations team. He works in our Sydney office.

Tim appears in Courts and Tribunals in all Australian states and territories. In Sydney, he often practises in the Fair Work Commission and the Fair Work Division of the Federal Court of Australia as well as the Federal Court of Australia.

Before joining Hall Payne, Tim graduated with First Class Honours in Law, worked at a Sydney law firm for three years and was an Associate to Vice President Catanzariti AM of the Fair Work Commission. These experiences, Tim says:

triggered a passion for advocating for the rights of all Australians, striving for social justice and achieving a fair go for my clients.

Tim is a member of the New South Wales Law Society and the Workplace and Safety Law Committee of the New South Wales Young Lawyers. He is also an executive committee member of various committees, including the Union Lawyers and Industrial Officers Committee. He volunteers for and raises money for the Public Education Foundation of Australia by competing in triathlons and charity runs in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland

Tim continues to captain Lane Cove 3rd grade Sydney Shires cricket team. He also enjoys supporting the South Sydney Rabbitohs, going to the beach and travelling.

Reviews for Hall Payne Sydney

24 May 2024  Google Tessa B
The whole team were so helpful and the advice I received from Charlotte was explained so well and very thorough.
I would highly recommend Hall Payne to anyone who needs help with employment issues.
19 Mar 2024  Google Benjamin A

4-star rating

08 Mar 2024  Google Rob O

Hall Payne Lawyers were referred to me and I'm so glad I engaged their services. Joe, Tim and Luke were nothing but professional, efficient and great to work with.

From my initial contact the facts and potential outcomes were clearly communicated with empathy yet the commercial reality of any court proceedings. During the process I found the matter seamless within the firm and was really appreciative of a very successful outcome.

Appointing good legal representation is of the outmost importance and Hall Payne certainly did the job for me!

22 Feb 2024  Google Jonathan C

Contacted Hill Payne Lawyers for some help with a contract. Delighted with the prompt availability over the phone, reasonable prices and billing terms. Tim spoke clearly and was easy to follow and provided valuable insights.

14 Feb 2024  Google Zaneta H

Very knowledgeable and nice to work with!

13 Feb 2024  Google Dylan R

I had the pleasure of working with Leanne Taylor for my 491 visa application, and I couldn't be happier with the experience.

Leanne's expertise and professionalism were evident from the start, guiding me through every step of the process with patience and clarity. Her personalized approach and attention to detail made a daunting process feel manageable and even straightforward.

I greatly appreciate Leanne's dedication and support, and I wholeheartedly recommend her services to anyone in need of immigration assistance.

Thank you, Leanne, for your exceptional support and expertise!

05 Feb 2024  Google Lawrence

I cannot speak highly enough of the team at Hall Payne Lawyers. Their service and dedication have left an impression on me, and I wholeheartedly recommend their services to anyone in need of legal representation.

From the very beginning, Hall Payne Lawyers demonstrated their commitment to understanding my unique situation. They took the time to patiently listen to my concerns, asking questions to gain a comprehensive understanding of the matter at hand. With this information, they provided me with an initial opinion and transparent cost estimates, allowing me to assess my options with clarity and confidence.

As soon as I enlisted their services, I felt an immense sense of relief knowing that I had entrusted my case to a team of highly experienced professionals. Their expertise and professionalism were evident in every interaction and decision they made on my behalf.

Thanks to their exceptional negotiation skills and understanding of the legal landscape, Hall Payne Lawyers successfully achieved the outcome I had hoped for. Their strategic approach, combined with their commitment to my best interests, proved to be a winning combination.

I cannot express enough gratitude to the entire team at Hall Payne Lawyers. I wholeheartedly recommend their services to anyone seeking legal representation. With Hall Payne Lawyers you are in the hands of true professionals who will fight relentlessly to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Thanks again !

18 Aug 2023  Google Paul M

5-star rating

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Recent Blogs by Tim

Case review – new flexible work arrangement laws

Case review – new flexible work arrangement laws

We look at a case where the employer denied the worker’s request for flexible work arrangements. The matter went to the FWC and ultimately, the Full Bench. It was found that the employer had failed to discharge its onus of establishing that it had reasonable business grounds to refuse the employee’s request.

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Will I get reinstatement after a successful unfair dismissal claim?

Will I get reinstatement after a successful unfair dismissal claim?

While compensation (instead of reinstatement) of up to six months’ pay is a common alternative remedy for unfair dismissal, reinstatement remains the primary remedy under the Fair Work Act. However, even in successful unfair dismissal applications, the Fair Work Commission often does not order reinstatement.

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Changes to employee flexible work arrangements

Changes to employee flexible work arrangements from June 2023

In late October 2022, the Federal Government introduced draft legislation that would strengthen a worker’s right to flexible work arrangements. On 6 June 2023, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2023 (Cth) came into effect.

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The Right to Strike in Australia

Industrial action and the right to strike

The considerable attention that workers’ strikes attract has resulted in many employees throughout Australia asking; “what legal rights do I have to take industrial action and to strike?”

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