Yaseen Shariff SCCONTACT DETAILS
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Silk: Appointed Senior Counsel 2020
B Ec./LLB (First Class Honours), University of Sydney
Employment, industrial and discrimination
Restraints of trade, director’s duties, shareholder disputes
Commercial, corporate, equity
Commonwealth criminal matters
Professional negligence and disciplinary matters
Workplace safety, coronial inquests
Yaseen was called to the bar in 2007. His practice is broad with a focus on employment and industrial law, corporate law, equity, insurance and professional negligence claims, professional disciplinary matters, regulatory prosecutions and workplace safety.
During his time at the Bar, Yaseen has been involved in several leading cases involving major commercial and industrial disputes in the aviation, maritime, manufacturing, mining, professional services, transport and other industries.
Yaseen's areas of interest include the regulation and governance of the workplace, markets, corporations and other institutions. Yaseen’s other areas of special interest include restraint of trade litigation, the duties of directors and officers of corporations, shareholder/partnership disputes, and enforcement of regulatory obligations.
Yaseen also appears in criminal matters for the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions in white collar, counter terrorism and illicit drug importation matters. He also regularly appears for regulators including the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Fair Work Ombudsman, the Australian Building and Construction Commission, and has prosecuted matters for the Office of State Revenue.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Yaseen worked as a Senior Associate at Clayton Utz and Allens Arthur Robinson.
For further information about Yaseen, please also see his CV.
- Senior Associate, Clayton Utz
- Solicitor, Allens Arthur Robinson
- Secondments: Australian Securities and Investments Commission; New South Wales Road Transport Association
For information about selected cases in which Yaseen has acted please see his CV.