Tim is an experienced family law practitioner specialising in proceedings involving children He has notable expertise in child protection cases but is well versed at empathetically working with separated parents. In addition to representing parents, children and guardians, Tim represents Local Authorities.
In addition, Tim acts as a family mediator and accredited Arbitrator under the Children Scheme which plays to his sensitive approach, excellent negotiation and settlement skills. Having an established court-based practice, he is able to put clients at ease via his familiarity with the process and calm manner.
In 2021 Tim returned to full time practice at the Bar after accepting a position as a lecturer at City Law School, University of London on the Bar Professional Training Course (later the Bar Vocational Studies Course) in 2018.
Outside Tim’s practice as a Barrister, he is Chair of the ROSPA ‘Southern Motorcycle Advanced Road Training’ Group and an active member of the Mid-Sussex Triathlon Club.View full profile »
Tim Bergin returns to full time practice - Apr 2021
Paul Ashwell And Tim Bergin brave the Hever Castle Open Water Swim Competition - Sep 2020
How can I resolve my case quickly and remotely? When Arbitration is the answer - Jun 2020
(Remote) Life at the Bar with the Sutton Trust - Apr 2020
What to do about children spending time with their separated parents during COVID-19 - Apr 2020
Resolve your disputes remotely and without relying on the Family Court during COVID-19 - Mar 2020
Celebrate National Pro Bono week with 1COR’s arbitration team - Nov 2019
1 Crown Office Row remains a Tier 1 Set in the Legal 500 2020 - Sep 2019
1COR’s annual Ghulam Hussain Volleyball Cup featured in The Argus - Aug 2019
1COR’s annual Ghulam Hussain Volleyball Cup is here! - Jul 2019
An endorsement for arbitration from Mr Justice Moor in CM v CM - Mar 2019
Tim Bergin, Michael Walker and Kate Richmond swimming in the Lions Swimarathon 2018 - Mar 2018
Members taking part in Charity Swimathon - Apr 2017
Members take part in Charity Swimathon - Apr 2015
London and Brighton Members and clerks take part in the London to Brighton Bike ride - May 2014
Family Law without the Lawyers? McKenzie Friends, Litigants in person and funding expert reports Seminar - Jun 2012
We are currently recruiting family law practitioners - Dec 2010