Faiyaaz ShafiqLAWYERLLB GDLP
Since 1995 Faiyaaz has been practicing as a litigation lawyer.
His primary focus has been in the areas of commercial litigation, including debt recovery, personal and company insolvency, strata litigation and building and construction.
Highly qualified, Faiyaaz is admitted to the Supreme Courts of NSW, Queensland and as a Barrister and Solicitor to the High Courts of Australia and Fiji.
Obtaining his Bachelor of Laws from Queensland University of Technology in 1994 and then completing his graduate diploma in legal practice in 1995 from the same university.
Since completing his studies, he has worked for reputable firms in Queensland, New South Wales and Fiji prior to joining JS Mueller & Co.
He is of Fijian decent and speaks fluent Native Fijian, Hindi and Urdu.
Faiyaaz is an exceptional and experienced litigator and he is very highly respected by his colleagues.
■ Francoise Grauby v Michael Stewart (Per: Davies J) (Supreme Court of NSW, 23 Feb 2012)
■ Owners of Strata Plan 50164 v O’Connor (Per: Driver FM) (Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, 5 Nov 2010)
■ Owners of Strata Plan 1915 v Estate of Edwin John Strang (Per: Driver FM) (Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, 9 Dec 2010)
■ Wondal v The Owners Strata Plan No. 65578 (Per: Judge Barnes) (Federal Circuit Court of Australia, 31 March 2015)
■ Sutherland v Estate of Ek Kiang Oey (Per: Judge Manousaridis)
■ Blair v The Owners Strata Plan No.71656 and Mitchell (Per: Senior Member Meadows) (NSWCAT, 20 Jan 2016)
■ Low v The Owners Strata Plan No. 35790 (Per: Judge Barnes) (Federal Circuit Court of Australia, 22 April 2016)
■ Low v The Owners Strata Plan No. 35790 (Per: Judge Burley) (Federal Court of Australia, 9 August 2016)
■ Levy Collection Under the Strata Schemes Management Bill 2015 which has been published in LookUpStrata, Ace News and Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW).