Her Honour Magistrate
- Lawyer and Magistrate
In April 2016, Ms Urfa Masood, who is of Sri Lankan background, became the first Muslim woman to sit on the bench of any Victorian court.
Ms Masood started practising criminal law in 2003 and has worked for the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service and the Australian Tax Office. She has worked cases in the Magistrates', County, Children's, Family and Federal Courts. In 2012 she became an adjunct lecturer at the College of Law, where she teaches advocacy.
Prepared by Larissa Halonkin
Created: 17 August 2016