About Us

Amina Youssef

Principal Lawyer

Amina is a lawyer with 8 years+ experience in immigration and administrative law.

She has acted as a litigator in the Migration jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court, the Federal Court and the High Court. She regularly acts as an advocate at the Department and Tribunal stages. Amina’s migration work spans the full range of visas including refugee, family, business and skilled visas as well as citizenship matters.

Training pre-admission in law

Amina completed training and internships at multiple social justice and human rights centres whilst a student at UNSW including at Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS), Diplomacy Training Program, Kingsford Legal Centre, Human Rights Defender Publication and UNSW Human Rights Clinic – all approved by the UNSW Law School.

Presentations and papers

  • Seminar – BenchTV (2018) – Judicial Review in Migration Decisions.
  • Paper – UNSW Human Rights Clinic (2014), toward a holistic approach to guardianship in Australia: Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry into children in immigration detention.

Committed To Helping Our Clients Succeed

History & Expertise




2008 – 2014 – Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales, Kensington
2008 – 2014 – Bachelor of Arts (Development Studies), University of New South Wales
2014 – 2015 – Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law


Honours and Awards:


  • Law Council of Australia – Immigration Nerd Finalist, 2017 Immigration Law Conference
  • Lawyers Weekly 2019 – Finalist – 30 under 30 – Migration Division
  • Lawyers Weekly 2020 – Finalist – 30 under 30 – Migration Division
  • Louis Brown Memorial Award – University of New South Wales



Admitted as a Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2015