Ruth Fesseha
Lawyer
Olivia Boyle
Consultant
Angus Verheul
Law Graduate
Taufiq Arahman
Lawyer
Ed Macgregor
Senior Associate
Samridhi Sinha
Lawyer
Peter Mutema
Consultant
Joanna Wang
Lawyer

Taufiq Arahman

Lawyer

Taufiq Arahman is a litigation solicitor with a track record of resolving clients in complex legal disputes. Coming from a boutique litigation background, Taufiq brings a blend of legal expertise, strategic thinking and client-focused advocacy to deliver the best outcome for his clients.

Taufiq’s practice centres on a commitment to providing personalised attention and zealous advocacy at every stage of the legal process. Taufiq has practiced across jurisdictions and at all levels of NSW and ACT Courts.  His experience includes class actions, commercial litigation, consumer law, debt recovery, construction litigation and contractual disputes.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Taufiq worked as a junior solicitor in the civil litigation team at Aulich Lawyers in Canberra and as a Paralegal in the Class Actions team at Maurice Blackburn.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Commercial Litigation; Debt Recovery; Building and Construction Disputes; Tax Litigation; Class Actions

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and International Studies (Japanese) – Macquarie University
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – College of Law Australia
  • Admitted to practice in New South Wales

 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Acted for a property development company seeking damages for negligent taxation advice which purported to incorporate a Managed Partnership Arrangement. The matter required dealing with the operation of Division 7A and Part IVA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth).
  • Acted for homeowners seeking contractual damages against builders for defective or incomplete works.
  • Advising both building companies and homeowners in relation to their rights under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW).
  • Acted for the plaintiffs in the Steinhoff shareholder class action in which the Defendant had engaged in fraudulent bookkeeping and asset valuation. The Plaintiffs recovered $1.32 billion in compensation.
  • Acted for the plaintiffs in the NT Youth Justice Class Action against the Northern Territory for assault, battery and false imprisonment of children in youth detention centres. The plaintiffs recovered $35 million in compensation.
Sydney

AREAS OF EXPERTISE