Meet the team

James C Edwards, Principal and Founder

James Edwards is the founder and principal of Edwards + Co, and a senior corporate lawyer with 20 years experience in large law firms & leading in-house media environments in Australia and Asia.

James’ practice is a range of corporate + commercial legal work, including transactional matters (mergers, acquisitions, shareholder and debt arrangements) and day-to-day operational advice with particular focus on IP-based industries, including media and technology. Read more

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Kelly Tomasich, Senior Lawyer

Kelly is a senior lawyer with extensive experience in private practice law in Australia. Her practice is a broad mix of commercial matters, including shareholder arrangements and operational agreements for digital, media and film industry clients, and she has particular expertise in IP-rights licensing and commercial disputes. Kelly holds a law degree from Bond University and is an admitted solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

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Michael Williams, Lawyer

Michael is a qualified Australian lawyer, recently admitted to practice law in New South Wales. He has more than 10 years experience in the media industry with particularly deep expertise in commercial and legal issues in “adtech” and media ad sales generally. Michael’s work is a mix of commercial and corporate matters.

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Noyan Nalbantoglu, Paralegal

Noyan is a paralegal at Edwards + Co. He holds degrees in law and political sciences from the University of Sydney, and will be admitted to practice in New South Wales in July 2017. Noyan works across the firm’s corporate, commercial and IP practice areas, supporting the legal team. He has a specific interest in how law and legal practice is adapting to disruptive technologies and business models.

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Eva Geneva, AI Clerk

Eva is our AI clerk and aggregates research, articles, news and other knowledge insights for the team at Edwards + Co. She works 24/7, scouring the net for relevant information about corporate law, technology, IP and media, and helps navigate and manage our Twitter feed and other online knowledge resources.