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Yusur Al-Azzawi Bar : 2022| Admitted : 2017

Yusur practices in common law, public law, appeals, inquests and commercial law.

Phone : +61 3 9225 7222

Mobile : 0402 841 964

Email : yusur.alazzawi@vicbar.com.au

Chambers : Castan Chambers

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Yusur practices in common law, public law, appeals, inquests and commercial law.


Before coming to the Bar, Yusur was a solicitor at Robinson Gill where she led a busy practice that included Transport Accident Commission, WorkCover, public liability and intentional torts matters. Yusur has extensive experience in statutory benefits, judicial review applications, interlocutory disputes, common law trials and appeals.


Yusur developed a specialised practice in novel complex torts, police torts and claims involving the Victorian Charter of Human Rights. Her practice also involved building, contractual and shareholders’ disputes, and discrimination claims. 


Yusur was a senior solicitor at the Human Rights Law Centre, where she worked on administrative appeals, public and constitutional law and in particular migration, protest rights and advisory statutory interpretation.


Yusur has authored numerous articles in publications such as the Law Institute Journal and Precedent Magazine and authored a chapter in Fitzroy Legal Service’s Law Handbook. She regularly presents at state and national legal conferences, usually on developments in novel tort law. 


Yusur was the President of the Board of Road to Refuge and supervised the criminal justice work at Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project. She has also volunteered at several community legal centres including Fitzroy Legal Service, Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. She has been involved in advocacy and reform work in police accountability and disability rights over many rights. 


Yusur holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Monash University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne. 


Yusur is reading with Stella Gold and her Senior Mentor is Fiona Ryan SC. 


To get in touch with Yusur Al-Azzawi | or for more information please contact the Clerk on:

+61 3 9225 7222clerkb@greenslist.com.au

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