Biography

Year of call: 2017

Edmund Robinson has a general practice focusing on commercial matters and insolvency.

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

Edmund’s practice ranges from banking, property and contractual matters to, for example, defamation and intellectual property. He has particular expertise in insolvency law, having acted for and against liquidators, receivers and managers, voluntary administrators and other external administrators. He regularly appears in public examinations and in disputes concerning voidable transactions. He appeared in the 3-month trial in the Supreme Court of Queensland regarding the collapse of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd. He has also acted, for example, for the liquidators of One Key Workforce Pty Ltd in disputes in the Federal Court flowing from the well-publicised collapse of that company.

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 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 a volunteer at the Caxton Legal Centre and undertakes pro bono work.

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