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Edmund Finnane

Contact Details

  • Called to the Bar

    1997

  • 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 (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)

  • Areas of Practice

  • 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:

    • 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
  • Publications Available for Download

  • 1/09/2013
  • 1/03/2012
  • 1/03/2011
  • 9/03/2010
  • 17/02/2010
  • 31/07/2009
  • 10/04/2009
  • 13/03/2009
  • 1/07/2007
  • 1/01/2007