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Farid Assaf and Kristen Deards appointed Senior Counsel

Banco Chambers warmly congratulates two of its members, Farid Assaf and Kristen Deards, on their elevation to the rank of Senior Counsel today.

Farid Assaf was called to the Bar in 2000 and specialises principally in commercial, corporations, and insolvency matters. Farid's appointment to Silk is a reflection of his market leading expertise in these areas, having appeared in numerous trials and appeals, as well as having authored two leading text books on statutory demands and voidable transactions.

Kristen Deards was called to the Bar in 2006 and has market leading expertise in tax and revenue law matters. She appears regularly at the trial and appellate level for the ATO and taxpayers, including some of Australia's largest listed companies.

Today's appointments brings the total number of Silks at Banco Chambers to 13, and further consolidates its position as a leading source of experienced legal advice and advocacy across a diversity of practice areas.