Tim Molton

Tim Molton

Tim Molton

Senior Associate

Tim Molton

Areas of Practice

Tim Molton has a broad practice as a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Team. He advises commercial clients and high net worth individuals on a wide range of matters, having particular experience in the fields of contentious trusts, fraud and asset-tracing, cross-border enforcement, insolvency, financial regulation and employment law matters.

Highlights of Tim’s experience include:

  • acting for the joint liquidators of BVI companies in large-scale contentious trust proceedings and ancillary applications (Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited and Another v Glenalla Properties Limited and Others);
  • acting for multiple beneficiaries of a trust holding a multi-billion dollar trading business and a property portfolio worth in excess of £100 million in a highly sensitive Public Trustee v Cooper application regarding a beneficiary’s separation from the trust;
  • acting for a Guernsey corporate trustee and its directors in defending multiple claims to the value of around £30 million;
  • acting for English trustees in bankruptcy in various applications before the Guernsey court, including a Public Trustee v Cooper application brought by the trustees of a Guernsey Retirement Annuity Trust Scheme; and
  • acting for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the administration of Stanley Gibbons (Guernsey) Limited, and for the administrators and liquidators of J & P Overseas Limited, two of Guernsey’s largest insolvency and restructuring cases.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining MJM, Tim worked for firms in the UK, Australia and most recently the Channel Islands.

Professional Activities

  • Affiliate Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member, INSOL


  • The Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2012
  • The Supreme Court of Victoria, 2017


  • LLB (Hons), University of Leeds (England), 2005
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School (Leeds, England), 2008
  • Postgraduate Certificate in International Business Law, University of Liverpool (England) 2014
  • STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes (2016)
  • Oxford University Fintech Course (2019)


  • The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides 2021 – Bermuda Fintech – View
  • International Best Practices Survey: Channel Islands
  • Dispute Resolution, Guernsey (Lawyer Monthly Magazine, December 2015)
  • Contributor to ‘The AI Book’ by Fintech Circle, 2020