KELLIE EDWARDS

 
Kellie C.jpg

Admitted to the NSW Bar 2005

Admitted as a solicitor 2001


Telephone: (02) 9264 6899

Email: kellie@denmanchambers.com.au

 
 

areas of practice

  • Industrial/Employment
  • Discriminaton
  • Administrative Law
  • Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry
  • Common Law

Overview

A large proportion of Kellie’s practice is in the various employment and discrimination jurisdictions. Kellie also accepts briefs in administrative, trade practices, common law, and restraint of trade cases. She is a qualified arbitrator and mediator and has appeared in coronial inquiries.

Prior to becoming a barrister, Kellie dabbled with the idea of becoming an architect and gained an Honours degree in Communications, however, she commenced Law and found her calling.

As a solicitor, Kellie was an Associate at Dibbs Barker Gosling (now Dibbs Barker), and specialised in employment and discrimination law. From 1997 to 2003, Kellie was a member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal, sitting in the Equal Opportunity Division.

Outside of chambers, Kellie enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, hiking, cycling, yoga, painting and music.


Selected Cases

Employment/Industrial

Marroun v State Transit Authority [2016] NSWSC 1830 (15 December 2016)

Successful defence of an appeal of a public service disciplinary hearing before the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW

Buckley v Terrigal Grosvenor Lodge (Erina) Pty Ltd (No.2) (2015) 298 FLR 429

Richard Plunkett and Silverbrook Research Pty Limited [2012] NSWIRComm 22 (23 March 2012) (Led by Kimber SC)

Discrimination and Human Rights

Hinton v Alpha Westmead Private Hospital Pty Ltd (2016) 242 FCR 1 (led by Nomchong SC)

Successful appeal from a strike out order made against the Applicant

Barton v Lake Macquarie City Council [2015] FCCA 124

Admissibility of expert evidence, discrimination, bullying and beach of implied contractual terms

Innes v Rail Corporation of NSW (No 2) [2013] 273 FLR 66

Successfully represented former Federal Disability Discrimination Commissioner against Railcorp for failing to announce stations in Sydney

Kujundzic v MAS National & Ors [2013] 274 FLR 125

Successful defence of strike-out application

Restraint of Trade

Katerson Pty Ltd v Thambipillay [2016] NSWSC 1226

Represented defendant in proceedings brought by former employer


Appointments