Year of Call: 2017

Edmund Robinson has a general practice with a focus on commercial disputes. 

He has acted for clients including ASIC, Ford Motor Company, major banks, the State of Queensland, and the liquidators, administrators or receivers of various entities including The Presbyterian Church of Queensland. He acted for global engineering and construction giant, Fluor Corporation, and its Australian subsidiary, in a 5-month trial in respect of Santos Limited’s claim to recover approximately $1.5 billion. He also appeared in a 3-month trial in the Supreme Court of Queensland regarding the collapse of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd.

Before being called to the Bar Edmund was a commercial litigation solicitor for over six years. He commenced his career at Allens where he practised general commercial litigation, including insolvency litigation. Subsequently, he was a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team at Johnson Winter & Slattery Lawyers.  

Edmund has been a guest lecturer at The University of Queensland in the LLM subjects ‘Corporate Financial Law’ and ‘Corporate Insolvency Law’. He is a sessional academic at Griffith University and formerly a reporter for the Queensland Law Reports. He is a member of the Bar Association of Queensland’s Business and Consumer Law Committee.

Edmund is also a volunteer at the Caxton Legal Centre and undertakes pro bono matters.



North Quarter Lane Chambers is one of the largest and most experienced commercial barristers' chambers in Queensland.

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