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Edward Watson


Edward is a solicitor in the Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety team. 



He has experience assisting on employment and enterprise bargaining disputes in the Fair Work Commission and Federal Court, as well as on safety prosecutions in trial and appellate courts. He has also assisted with providing employment advice in corporate transactions.

Edward has worked closely with the firm’s Australia-Japan Practice since 2016, initially as a paralegal, assisting the Corporate team in Brisbane on various Japanese client matters and also working briefly in the firm's Tokyo office.

Edward is fluent in Japanese.


Edward holds a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Economics and Diploma in Languages (Chinese) from the University of Queensland.

Between July 2021 and July 2022, Edward completed a judge’s associateship at the High Court of Australia.