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, 2016 & 2017

Best Lawyers Directory for 2014, 2015 and 2016

Doyle's Guide for 2017 (leading insolvency and reconstruction barristers - NSW)

Doyle's Guide for 2017 (recommended commercial litigation and insolvency barristers)

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)

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 9, 2 Chifley Sq Sydney NSW 2000

Tel: 9376 0650
Fax: 9210 0521


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