Sam Pararajasingham has a criminal defence practice, appearing in the Local, District and Supreme Court.
Sam graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours). His Jurisprudence essay received publication. Over the years Sam has published articles on various aspects of criminal law.
From 2007 to 2009 Sam worked at Minter Ellison Lawyers as a summer clerk, paralegal and solicitor in corporate and litigation groups. He also assisted Phillip Boulten SC and Murugan Thangaraj SC with discreet research tasks in criminal matters.
Shortly after admission as a solicitor, Sam resigned from corporate law and commenced practice as a criminal defence lawyer for the Aboriginal Legal Service based in regional NSW.
In 2011 Sam commenced practice at the Bar.
Sam appears in jury trials across the state, defending Accused persons charged with serious criminal matters ranging from matters of violence and drug trafficking to complex fraud.
Sam appears led and unled in the Court of Criminal Appeal in appeals against conviction and sentence. Sam also appears in the High Court and is currently a member of the Legal Aid Specialist Barrister Panel (Criminal Appellate Matters).