Wilyen is a Senior Associate at MC Lawyers & Advisers with a strong business acumen and a tactical commercial litigator. He has acted for well-known businesses and has taken on matters in various jurisdictions including superior and appellate courts such as the Supreme Court of NSW, Court of Appeal (including obtaining a favourable judgment for a client published in the NSW Law Reports), Federal Court, and carriage of High Court Special Leave Applications.
Together with his legal knowledge and his passion for entrepreneurial pursuits and commercial successes, Wilyen has helped clients achieve real and effective outcomes for their businesses and their legal matters.
Wilyen was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2014, with diverse experience in a range of litigation matters including Commercial & Corporate, Equity, and Property. Wilyen also assists clients by providing commercial and pragmatic advice in their day-to-day operation of their businesses.
Wilyen has carriage of a number of litigation matters ranging from commercial & corporate litigation to equity & property matters. Wilyen is also involved in the firm’s commercial and property practice areas.
- Marroun v State Transit Authority (2017) 96 NSWLR 295;  NSWCA 273 – Successful outcome for a client in the NSW Supreme Court, Court of Appeal where it was held unanimously that the Industrial Relations Commission erred by determining an appeal on a basis not considered by the client’s employer, and further that the Commission’s determination was procedurally unfair. This matter is now a reported case in the NSW Law Reports.
- MVRFT Pty Ltd v GPO No 1 Martin Place Pty Limited  FCA 643 – Interlocutory hearing in which Perram J considered the inapplicability of a dispute resolution clause in a shareholder agreement (SHA) whereby the dispute between the parties extended beyond the SHA and enforcing the dispute resolution clause posed a risk of multiplicity of proceedings.
- Cohen v Double Bay Bowling Club  NSWSC 1625 – Successful defence in resisting a contempt application relating to the carrying out of works alleged to have been in breach of an undertaking.
- Cameli Pty Ltd v Place Management NSW  NSWSC 1132 – Successfully obtaining an extension of the retail lease for an SME client pursuant to the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW).
- Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Communication Studies – University of Western Sydney
Admitted to Practice
- Solicitor of The Supreme Court of New South Wales (2014)