Our People

Overview

Our Principal Ms Hazra Ahmed, completed her primary education in New Zealand and then moved to Australia where she completed her tertiary education. In 1996, Hazra graduated from Griffith University with a Law Degree and two Arts Degrees. Hazra has over 20 years’ legal experience.

After graduating with a Law Degree and two Arts Degrees, Hazra was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1999. Hazra completed her Articles (Graduate Training) through a busy suburban general practice law firm and gained experience in a range of areas including, family law, personal injury, wills and estates, probate, conveyancing, commercial law.

Hazra has a wealth of experience in both the private and public sectors and her experiences have been gained from working in small suburban law practices, to middle tier, large private firms and corporate organisations.

Ms Ahmed also has the unique ability to incorporate her experience and qualifications to assist clients from diverse ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds to fully understand and access the legal system.

Ms Ahmed is committed and prides herself on excellence in client service. The lawyers at Kanoon Law group take the time needed to fully understand our clients’ legal position and to provide both clear, understandable advice and strong representation for all legal matters.

Hazra dedicates the foundations of the practice to focus on client service and results. Decisions are tested and measured against the following core values:

Dedication to service: to consistently deliver the highest quality of service to our clients.
Accessibility: personal attention from our principal, with regular updates on the progress of your case.
Honesty: An emphasis on building relations with clients –it is from honesty that trust and loyalty are built and we look forward to creating relationships based on these values.
Integrity and Excellence: to challenge our capabilities to achieve greater heights and exceeding expectations.

Here at Kanoon Law Group we have a compassionate approach towards our clients who are often dealing with some of the most difficult situations life can serve up.

Our Principal understands that legal matters can be confusing and the outcomes can deeply impact your life. It’s therefore  imperative that you understand the role and effects of the law on your situation, so that you can make the best decisions for yourself and your family. We are dedicated to assisting and guiding you through this process.

Ms Hazra Ahmed is also conversant in the Hindi and Urdu languages.

We relish our client relationships and invest in those relationships for the long term. Ms Ahmed would be delighted to talk to you about your legal needs.

Family Law

Hazra gained experience as a family lawyer from middle to large tiered private firms and through the public sector (Legal Aid Queensland). Hazra’s experience and her practice at Kanoon Law Group extends to representing clients in all aspects of Family Law, including children and custody matters, recovery and relocation, de facto matters, same sex marriages, divorce, property matters, spousal maintenance and domestic violence matters.

Hazra has represented clients in a range of court matters from mentions, interim hearings, directions, compliance checks, property conciliations, arbitration, mediation and family dispute resolutions, domestic violence trials, and instructing counsel for trial.

Hazra has represented client’s in the Magistrates Courts, Children’s Courts, Federal Circuit Courts, Family Courts (Magellan matters).

Hazra has held the role of Family Law Duty Lawyer with the Magistrates Court at Ipswich and as a Domestic Violence Duty Lawyer for the Beenleigh Magistrates Court, and currently holds the role of DV duty lawyer for the Holland Park Magistrates court.

Hazra obtained certificates in 2014, for Independent Children’s Lawyer training and in 2015 for Separate Representative Training for the Children’s Court.

Personal Injury

Hazra’s experience and her practice at Kanoon Law Group extends to personal injury matters, including motor vehicle accident injuries and property damage claims, public liability claims and WorkCover claims

Hazra gained experience by working in large private personal injury specialist firms such as Trilby Misso and Shine Gouldson Lawyers (now known as Gouldson Law). Hazra held the role of Legal Counsel while employed with Suncorp Metway in their public liability section.

Hazra’s experience and her practice at Kanoon Law Group extends to personal injury matters, including motor vehicle accident injuries and property damage claims, public liability claims and WorkCover claims.

Migration Agent

Hazra is a registered migration agent as required under the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority and is authorised to carry out functions as an agent under the Migration Act 1958.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Griffith University)
Bachelor of Arts – Asian Legal Studies (Griffith University)
Bachelor of Arts – Modern Asian Studies (Griffith University)

Affiliations/Memberships
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners Association
  • Volunteer at Women’s Legal Services – providing family law advice.
  • Volunteer at Access Community Organisation – providing migration advice.
  • Duty Lawyer at Holland Park Magistrates Court for Domestic Violence matters

Our Principal – Ms Hazra Ahmed (LLB/ BA double). MARN No: 1685470

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