Tim Leishman


A dedicated solicitor at Joplin Lawyers and an exceptional advocate in court, Tim prides himself on his ability to connect with his valued clients and approach each case with the utmost respect, transparency and professionalism.

Before completing his Practical Legal Training directly under Joplin, Tim received his Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Diploma of Legal Practice at the University of Newcastle. That same year, he was awarded the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association Scholarship.

Today, Tim primarily practices in the areas of:

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment Law

With extensive experience in dealing with family law matters of all kinds, Tim understands that each parenting dispute is unique in its own way and must be treated like so to reach the right resolution. Fiercely committed to equal and just representation for all, he regularly appears in the local court, the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court.


  • Bachelor of Business, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Newcastle
  • Diploma of Legal Practice, University of Newcastle
  • Admitted Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2019

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