Solicitor, Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia – February 1998
Barrister, Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia – August 2000

Farid Assaf is well known for his commercial litigation and corporate insolvency expertise and is ranked in all leading legal directories:

Chambers and Partners Australia Directory for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Best Lawyers Directory for 2014, 2015 and 2016

Doyle's Guide for 2016 (recommended commercial litigation and dispute resolution junior counsel -NSW)

Doyle’s Guide for 2016 (leading insolvency & reconstruction junior counsel – Australia)

Doyle's Guide for 2016 (leading insolvency and reconstruction barristers - NSW)

Doyle's Guide for 2015 (leading commercial litigation and insolvency barristers)

Farid is a Fellow of INSOL International (with honours, first in class) and a leading author in insolvency matters.

Core Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Building, Construction and Technology
  • Commercial
  • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Corporations and Insolvency
  • Equity/Property
  • Insurance
  • International
  • International Arbitration


Inquiries to Banco’s clerk can be emailed to Alternatively, please call (02) 8239 0201.


Level 5, 65 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: 9376 0650
Fax: 9210 0521


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