Edward Gisonda Portrait

Edward Gisonda

Bar roll 2010 Admitted 2006
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Tort Law Public Law
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Eddy Gisonda practises in commercial, public and employment law

Before joining the Bar, Eddy was an associate to Justice Hayne in the High Court of Australia, and a solicitor at both Freehills and Mallesons.  He was also a lecturer in the fields of equity, contract, and restitution at the University of Melbourne.  Whilst at the Bar, Eddy took a 12 month appointment as chief legal counsel to the Premier of Victoria.

Eddy appears in all courts and tribunals in commercial and public law matters.  He has also been briefed in numerous  class actions and inquires, including the Centro Class Action, the Black Saturday Class Action, the Bank Fees Class Action, the Royal Commission into Trade Unions, the Banking Royal Commission, and the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 22

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building & Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Real Property
  • Taxation
Employment & Industrial
  • Appellate
  • Employment Contracts
  • Industrial Disputes
  • Restraint of Trade
  • Statutory Employment Rights
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Common Law
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Freedom of Information
  • Judicial Review
  • Taxation



Bachelor of Laws (First Class Hons)

Bachelor of Arts



New South Wales


Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Westgem Investments Pty Ltd v Commonwealth Bank of Australia (No 6) [2020] WASC 302

Victorian Taxi Families Inc v Commercial Passenger Vehicle Commission [2020] VSC 762

Webster v Murray Goulburn Co-Operative Co Limited (No 4) [2020] FCA 1053; Webster v Murray Goulburn Co-Operative Co Limited (No 5) [2020] FCA 1405

Wu v OHAPIF Pty Ltd (as trustee for the Oliver Hume Australia Income Fund) [2020] VSC 552

Link v Gannawarra Shire Council [2020] VSC 511

Amcor Ltd v Barnes [2020] VSCA 57

De Tocqueville v Pacific Current Group Ltd [2020] FCA 172; De Tocqueville v Pacific Current Group Ltd (No 2) [2020] FCA 229

Garbett v Liu; Yates v Frydenberg (No 3) [2020] FCAFC 91; Garbett v Liu; Yates v Frydenberg (No 2) [2020] FCAFC 14; Garbett v Liu; Yates v Frydenberg [2019] FCAFC 241

Primary Flooring Pty Ltd v Australian Comfort Group Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 104

BFJ Capital Pty Ltd v Financial Ombudsman Service Ltd [2019] VSC 71

Westgem Investments Pty Ltd v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2019] WASC 310

Re: Australian Lamb Colac Labour Hire Pty Ltd [2019] FWCA 5553

Newsat Ltd v Ballintine (Federal Court of Australia) (long-running proceeding settled mid-trial)