Insights Into the World of a Senior Counsel Barrister

In this episode of The Cut, Principal Andrew Blundell is taking over the hot seat to interview Senior Counsel Barrister Farid Assaf.

In this episode of The Cut, Principal Andrew Blundell is taking over the hot seat to interview Senior Counsel Barrister Farid Assaf. Farid is a commercial silk with specialisations in corporate insolvency, cross-border insolvency, company law, directors’ obligations, banking and financial services, corporate regulatory issues, and general commercial litigation.

Farid is frequently acknowledged for his skill in commercial insolvency and advocacy in Best Lawyers, Doyles Guide, and Chambers and Partners. He has a national practise that includes both trial and appellate work.

In the episode we’ll cover how Farid went from being an in-house lawyer at ASIC to an SC, the statutory demand process, the top three cases he has worked on, market downturn within insolvency litigation and the legal areas that Farid sees as emerging on the back of the pandemic.

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