Safa has been with Wendy Blacker Lawyers since its inception in June 2017, having transitioned from a National Insurance firm. Safa joined Wendy Blacker Lawyers as a Law Graduate. Safa commenced practice as a Solicitor at Wendy Blacker Lawyers in July 2017.
Safa works primarily in the Insurance and Health Law practice and is a Team Leader of a large practice of Historical Abuse claims. Safa specialises in the management of historical abuse matters involving Government and Private Institutions. She provides nuanced advices in complex matters involving intentional torts, professional negligence, public liability and vicarious liability. Having previously worked over two years at a National Plaintiff Firm in this area, Safa brings with her a unique perspective to assessing, defending and settling these claims.
Safa is a skilful public speaker and has presented to clients and industry bodies on a variety of legal and insurance related matters, including the Civil Liability Act, Risk Management and Vicarious Liability in historical sexual abuse claims.
Safa is a keen public advocate and is involved with a number of community organisations aimed at assisting marginalised members of the Australian community. She has been the Secretary of the Immigrant Women’s Speakout Association for over three years and is also involved with a number of other Human Rights and Refugee and Migrant Advocacy groups, including the Australian Refugee Volunteers. She was also previously a long standing volunteer at Anti-Slavery Australia.
Safa was nominated as a finalist in Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 2019 for Insurance Law, an award that acknowledges excellence in young lawyers across Australia.
Key industry sectors
Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/ Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Social Inquiry), the University of Technology, Sydney (2017).
Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales.