Zubin practices in criminal law and public law with a particular interest in regulatory matters. He has appeared in in Judge-alone and in jury trials. He has appeared in Victorian courts, Federal Courts, and both VCAT and the AAT.
He holds a Masters degree in Criminology with a focus on the overlap between criminal law and public law. He completed research exploring the utility and complexity of legislating criminal liability within already existing regulatory frameworks.
Practice at the Bar
Zubin advises and appears in all criminal and quasi-criminal jurisdictions and has a particular interest in corruption and corporate crime. He has prosecuted matters on behalf of the Victorian Director of Public Prosecutions, as well as other statutory bodies and Government Departments. He holds an Indictable Crime Certificate (ICC) and is a member of Victoria Legal Aid's Preferred Criminal Trial Barrister List.
Professional Discipline and Industry Regulation:
Zubin accepts briefs in professional disciplinary proceedings and regulatory matters in industries including health and aged care, education, energy and financial services. He also accepts briefs to advise and appear in inquiries, tribunals, inquests and Royal Commissions.
Public Law and Administrative Law:
Zubin advises and appears in merits review and judicial review proceedings for private parties and Government bodies. He accepts briefs in matters involving privacy law, human rights and discrimination matters.
Prior to the Bar:
Zubin was admitted to the legal profession in 2009 after completing his law degree from Monash University. As a solicitor, he has worked in private practice, acted for Government departments and worked in the community legal sector. He gained experience in handling cases in wills and estates, employment law, public and administrative law, family law, criminal law and general commercial disputes.
Victorian Bar Contributions and Pro-bono work:
Zubin is a co-convenor of the Student Engagement Committee at the Victorian Bar and a secretary of the Bar's Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity Working Group. He also sits on the committee of the Victorian Branch of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association.
Zubin maintains a strong pro bono practice. He contributes to social justice work through Justice Connect and has been a member and volunteer of Fitzroy Legal Service for many years including presenting Continuing Professional Development sessions to Fitzroy Legal Service members.
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