Vanessa Whittaker SC

Silk 2018
Call 2005
Phone +61 2 8239 0213


Vanessa is an experienced advocate who appears frequently throughout the superior courts of Australia in trial and appeal proceedings. Her practice areas encompass commercial law, equity, insolvency and bankruptcy, insurance law, and professional liability.

A CV is available on request.


Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2020 - Band 2 Silk - Insolvency and Restructuring - "[E]xtensive interviewee feedback identifies her as a 'very highly regarded' specialist who is 'going from strength to strength' in the insolvency space. Sources further describe her as an 'exceptional, extremely intelligent, articulate and commercial' silk who stands out for her 'knowledge of how things work' in this area of practice."

Doyles Guide – Recommended Insolvency & Restructuring Senior Counsel

Doyles Guide – Recommended Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel