Edwina Whitby

Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Commercial and Business Law, Competition and Consumer Law, Construction, Environmental and Planning Law, Intellectual Property, Media and Communications

P: 02 9930 7968
F: 02 9223 2177
Clerk: Alistair Coyne

Edwina was called to the bar in 2014 and her practice focuses on intellectual property and consumer law, as well as general commercial, construction and environmental and planning law. Edwina has advised and appeared for leading brands in relation to their intellectual property rights, including Moroccanoil, Nespresso and Revlon.

Edwina is listed in the 2017-2022 Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Intellectual Property Junior Counsel. and in The Legal 500 2022 Edition: ‘Excellent junior. Strong grasp of the law and Federal Court practice generally. A delight to work with; approachable, smart, willing to give time to the client.

Edwina has litigation experience in all major Australian courts, including in the Federal Court of Australia, High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court, District and Local Court of NSW. Edwina has also appeared before NCAT and in trade mark opposition proceedings at IP Australia.

Prior to the bar, Edwina was a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team at King & Wood Mallesons, focusing on trade marks, copyright, designs, media law, misleading and deceptive conduct and passing off. Edwina was involved in leading Federal Court litigation, such as the iconic Bodum Chambord coffee plunger case and the High Court constitutional challenge to Australia’s tobacco plain packaging legislation.

Edwina graduated from Sydney University with first class honours in law and was admitted to practice in 2008.


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