Faraz Maghami

Faraz was called to the Bar in 2009, after spending 18 months as a Judge’s Associate, prior to which he spent some 4.5 years with the in-house legal team of a large multi-national technology company.

His practice consists of broad Commercial/Equity and disputes concerning any Commercial Activity with a strong focus on Cross-Border and International Commercial Disputes, Construction and Infrastructure Disputes, Administrative and Public Law disputes, as well as appearances in matters before Appellate Courts generally and specific matters in the Pacific region, including advisory and appearance work for Governments and the agencies of a number of Pacific nations.

In addition to undertaking broad and General Commercial work, Faraz has cultivated a complimentary and growing practice in Criminal Law (including those concerning Public International Law) with advice and appearances in serious Criminal Trials and appeals of the White-Collar variety, including for alleged Corporate Misconduct, breaches of Directors’ Duties, Financial Crime, Money Laundering and Taxation Fraud, appearing both for Corporate Entities, Office Holders and Board Members, including appearances before investigations and inquiries.

Faraz also maintains a niche practice in work specific to National Security and Organised Crime, with appearances and advisory work on behalf of those summoned to appear before covert and Intelligence Gathering Commissions and other Clandestine Government Institutions as well as accepting briefs to advise and appear on behalf of current and former Australian Defence Force personnel, in relation to Inquiries and Investigations, Military Discipline and matter arising out of or in relation to service within the ADF.

Faraz Maghami