Adrian Barakat – Director

Personal Injury Law Specialist

Adrian is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law and co-founding Director of AJB Stevens. Before co-founding this law firm Adrian worked with a leading national law firm where he was managing 3 offices and up to 18 lawyers. Adrian was awarded Specialist Accreditation by the NSW Law Society in 2008. Earlier in his career Adrian acted on behalf of insurers for several years so he brings a diverse understanding of compensation claims with a balanced and rational approach.

Adrian was was recently nominated as a Leading Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation Lawyers (Plaintiff) – New South Wales, 2021 (Recommended).

Adrian has extensive experience in compensation cases in the District and Supreme Courts of NSW, the Workers Compensation Commission and the Motor Accidents Authority. Adrian has also supervised matters through the NSW Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia in addition to performing cross jurisdictional work for clients injured in Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia. Adrian has acted for overseas clients who would otherwise have had no access to legal services and has successfully secured settlements for those clients.

Adrian gains satisfaction from achieving life changing results for his clients and has won more than 99% of his cases. Recently Adrian achieved a settlement in excess of $5million for an injured client, and has successfully prosecuted claims against large corporations such as Westfield, Meriton, Telstra, NRMA, Allianz and Stocklands.

Areas of Expertise

  • Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
  • Workers Compensation Claims
  • Public Liability Claims
  • Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law
  • Estate Disputes

Professional Qualifications

  • 2008 Specialist Accreditation in Personal Injury Law
  • 2003 Admitted, High Court of Australia
  • 2003 Admitted, Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • 2003 Diploma of Law, Legal Practitioners Admission Board

Languages Spoken Other than English

  • Arabic
The Law Society of NSW Accreditation Specialist