Awais Ahmad Barrister


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Dates of Admission

  • Called to the Bar 2011
  • Admitted as a Solicitor 2008
  • Professional Memberships

  • Bar Association of New South Wales
  • Committee Member – Diversity and Equality Committee
  • Professional Conduct Committee NSW Bar
  • Expertise

  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • Financial/Property Settlement
  • Children and Parenting Proceeding
  • Relocation
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy/ Insolvency
  • Complex Financial Settlement
  • Awais was called to the Bar in May 2011 after working in corporate law at a national commercial law firm and as a Judge’s Associate.

    Given his passion for legal problem solving, Awais has developed a reputation as a leading ‘senior junior’ across a number of fields. He is known for possessing a strong knowledge of legal principle, being thoroughly prepared and a meticulous cross examiner.

    Awais has appeared (as lead counsel) in multiple appellate jurisdictions, including most notably succeeding in an appeal before the High Court of Australia concerning a question of statutory construction.

    With a significant background in complex commercial matters (including a degree in applied finance), Awais has specialised expertise in personal insolvency and company liquidation which equips him with skills in financial matters involving trusts structures, bankruptcy, equitable relief and complex business valuations.

    Moreover, given Awais’ experience as a criminal defence barrister he is most suited to complex parenting matters with an overlay of criminal allegations.

    Finally, Awais is a nationally accredited mediator and has a sound track record in assisting parties resolve their disputes at mediation.

    If you wish to brief Mr Ahmad or enquire as to his availability, or fees, please do so by contacting his clerk, Humeira Ali. If you wish to email Humeira Ali click here.