Summary

Yuzo practices in a broad range of areas, including:

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Corporate Insolvency
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial
  • Criminal
  • Employment and Industrial
  • Inquest and Inquiries
  • International
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property
  • Public, Administrative and Government Regulatory
  • Succession
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Between 2002 and 2019 (over 17 years), Yuzo practised litigation and dispute resolution at national, mid-tier and boutique law firms, as well as a senior in-house litigation counsel with a top 20 ASX listed company in the financial services industry.  He was then called to the Bar in Queensland in 2019.

Yuzo is a specialist reserve legal officer in the Royal Australian Air Force and practices in all aspects of military law, such as military discipline and criminal law, administrative inquiries and reviews, public international law, and appears in military courts and tribunals.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Yuzo qualified as a commercial pilot and obtained a multi-engine command instrument rating, passed all Australian Transport Pilot Licence theory examinations and a degree in Aviation.

Yuzo presently serves as Vice President and Secretary of the Queensland Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and has been making significant contribution in the development and promotion of trade and investment opportunities between Japan and Queensland.

He is fluent in Japanese and is often retained to advise and act on behalf of Japanese companies in Australia and Japan, as well as Japanese citizens who require legal advice and representation in both civil and criminal proceedings in Australian courts.

Yuzo Araki

CONTACT

0421 971 474
(07) 3211 0053