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Samuel Habteslassie

Associate
Samuel Habteslassie

Samuel Habteslassie is a Class Actions Associate in our Melbourne office. 

Practice Area
Class actions
Qualification(s)

LLB, BA

"I am driven by the belief that our profession has a duty to ensure that justice and strong legal representation is accessible to the most vulnerable."

Through his social justice work, Samuel has supported a variety of clients across a number of areas of law, such as:

  • Acting for refugees detained by the Australian Government in Nauru Medical Evacuations and the Christmas Island Class Action.
  • Defending the rights of women to safely access fertility services – free from harassment – in the Abortion Clinic Safe Access Zone Constitutional in the High Court of Australia.
  • Challenging the legality of the programming in the Pokies Litigation.
     

Memberships

  • African Australian Lawyers Network
  • Law Institute of Victoria.
     

Awards

  • Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards Pro Bono Program of the Year, 2018
     

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