Francois Salama

Francois SalamaPrior to being called to the Bar, Mr Salama worked in smaller suburban practices and also worked for a time at mid-tier firm, CBP Lawyers (formerly Colin Biggers & Paisley). Mr Salama also worked as a volunteer law clerk for 5 years at a reputable set of Chambers where he was exposed to large scale litigious matters including Building & Construction, Contracts, Succession, Probate & Estate disputes, Corporate Insolvency, with some of the most highly sought after Queens Counsel and Senior Counsels in the jurisdiction.

Mr Salama was awarded a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Science (Information Technology) and a Diploma in Information Technology Professional Practice from the University of Technology Sydney.

Mr Salama has experience in general Commercial Law with a specific emphasis on the following areas: Equity, Succession/Estate Planning/Wills & Probate including Family Provision, Building & Construction Law including complex engineering and construction disputes, Insolvency Law (Corporations & Personal Insolvency), Consumer Protection and Real/Personal Property Law.

In addition, Mr Salama has published a number of academic articles and regularly presents at academic conferences on recent changes in the law in which he practices.

Areas of practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial
  • Corporations Law
  • Criminal
  • Equity
  • Family Provision
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property
  • Succession, Wills and Probate
  • Trade Practices and Competition


  • “Agricultural And Rural Finance Pty Ltd v Gardiner and Another (2008) 238 CLR 570 – The meaning of punctually and the truth about waiver” (2009) 43 LSJ 3

Recent CLE Conferences and Seminars Presented

  • “Interlocutory Applications” – The Law Society of New South Wales – Young Lawyers Annual Civil Litigation Conference, Sydney March 2010.
  • “Urgent Injunctive Relief in the Supreme Court” – City of Sydney Law Society, Sydney, 4 July 2012.
  • “Building & Construction Industry: Fast Track Payments & Maximise Cash Flow” – Coleman Grieg Lawyers, Sydney, 20 March 2014.
  • “Building & Construction Update: What you need to know about the Building And Constructions Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) and the proposed changes to the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW)” – Clarke Kann Lawyers, Sydney, 4 December 2014.

Contact information

Phone: (+61 2) 9335-3048

Fax: (+61 2) 9335-3538