Edmund Finnane

Edmund is the General Editor of the Company and Securities Law Journal (Thomson Reuters)

Edmund is co-author of the following books:

Aziz J, El Khoury P, Finnane E, Pleading Precedents (6th Edition) (Thomson, 2009)

Finnane E, Newton N, Wood, C, Equity Practice and Precedents (2nd Edition) (Thomson, 2019)

Finnane E, Newton N, Wood, C, Equity Practice and Precedents (Thomson, 2008)

Other publications Ed has authored include:

Finnane, E, ‘Property (Relationships) Act: Do Costs Follow the Event?’, Law Society Journal, September 2006 p66

Finnane E, ‘Pooling in Corporate Insolvency’, (2005) September-November Commercial Law Quarterly 30-34

Finnane E, ‘Insolvency inquiry: voluntary administration to remain, but some changes on the way’ (2004) September-November Commercial Law Quarterly

Young Lawyers, “A Practitioners Guide to Civil Litigation” (2nd Ed, 2006, NSW Young Lawyers, Sydney) (one of several contributors and editors)

Young Lawyers, “A Practitioners Guide to Civil Litigation” (1st Ed, 2004, NSW Young Lawyers, Sydney) (one of several contributors and editors)

Edmund Finnane and Daren Armstrong, ‘Legislative Review: Repayment of Directors’ Bonuses’ (2003) March-May Commercial Law Quarterly 26-27

Since 2010 Edmund has also been the author of the annotation in the annotated online service Corporations Legislation (Thomson Reuters) as well as the annual volumes, being –

  • Corporations Legislation 2010 (Thomson Reuters, 2010)
  • Corporations Legislation 2011 (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
  • Corporations Legislation 2012 (Thomson Reuters, 2012)
  • Corporations Legislation 2013 (Thomson Reuters, 2013)
  • Corporations Legislation 2014 (Thomson Reuters, 2014)
  • Corporations Legislation 2015 (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • Corporations Legislation 2016 (Thomson Reuters, 2016)
  • Corporations Legislation 2017 (Thomson Reuters, 2017)
  • Corporations Legislation 2018 (Thomson Reuters, 2018)
  • Corporations Legislation 2018 (Thomson Reuters, 2019)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University

Bachelor of Laws, Australian National University

Master of Laws, University of New South Wales

Professional experience

Prior to coming to the Bar Edmund was a solicitor with Madgwick Partners

Membership

Director, Commercial Law Association of Australia

Deputy Chairperson, Legislative Review Task Force, Commercial Law Association of Australia

Selected Cases

Edmund has been briefed in a number of significant cases, with and without a leader:

  • Segal v Sharma [2020] NSWCA 314
  • Gazecki v McCabes Lawyers Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 98; 102 NSWLR 259
  • In the matter of New Seabay Kitchen Pty Limited [2019] NSWSC 1904
  • In the matter of Seabay Kitchen Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 790
  • Murphy v Trustees of Catholic Aged Care Sydney [2018] NSWCATAP 275
  • Lewis Securities Ltd (in liq) v Carter [2018] NSWCA 118
  • El-Bayeh v Bayeh [2018] NSWSC 775
  • Barber v De Prima [2018] NSWSC 601; 97 NSWLR 932
  • McCabe as Syndic for the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Ltd v The Baltins Superannuation Fund [2017] NSWSC 1671
  • Ballas v Balis [2017] NSWSC 1434
  • El-Bayeh v Bayeh t/as JARS Engineering & Contracting Services [2017] NSWSC 322
  • Australian Syndicated Mortgage Investments v Evergrand Group Pty Limited [2017] NSWSC 102
  • In the matter of Rosecell Pty Limited [2016] NSWSC 1914
  • Ritchie v Woodward [2016] NSWSC 1715
  • Link 2 Pty Ltd v Ezystay Systems Pty Ltd [2016] NSWCA 317
  • In the matter of THO Services Limited [2016] NSWSC 509
  • Cassegrain v Cassegrain [2015] FCA 1233
  • In the matter of Italian Forum Limited (subject to a deed of company arrangement) (No 2) [2015] NSWSC 1382
  • In the matter of Italian Forum Limited (subject to a deed of company arrangement) [2015] NSWSC 1386
  • In the matter of Douglas Webber Events Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1544; 104 ACSR 250; 291 FLR 173
  • Bakovski v Lenehan [2014] NSWSC 671
  • Ibrahim v Peri Australia Pty Ltd [2013] NSWCA 328
  • Segboer v A J Richardson Properties Pty Limited [2012] NSWCA 253
  • Ducker v Smith [2011] NSWCA 812
  • Coco v Westpac Banking Corporation [2010] NSWCA 305
  • Rasyid v Conrad [2010] NSWSC 134
  • Kekatos v Stafford [2009] NSWCA 219
  • Strang v Strang (2009) 3 ASTLR 76, [2009] NSWSC 760
  • Remuneration Data Base Pty Ltd v Pauline Goodyer Real Estate Pty Ltd & Anor [2007] NSWSC 59
  • Ozzem Kassem v Sentinel Properties Limited (2005) 53 ACSR 724
  • Re Strarch International Limited (in liquidation) (2005) 191 FLR 225
  • Frederick Swaab v Commissioner of Police [2005] NSWSC 901
  • Scott v Commissioner of Police [2005] NSWCA 283
  • Nicom Interiors Pty Ltd v Circuit Finance Pty Ltd (2004) 50 ACSR 25
  • Blacktown City Council v Macarthur Telecommunications Pty Ltd (2003) 47 ACSR 391
  • Smits & Ors v Roach & Ors(2002) 55 NSWLR 166
  • Shirim v Fesena (2002) NSWSC 10
  • Roach & Anor v Winnote Pty Limited (in liquidation) & Ors [2001] NSWSC 822
  • Miller v Sweeney (2000) 157 FLR 1
  • Smith v UGLA [1999] NSWSC 1123
Telephone

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Called to the Bar

1997