Bar Roll – 10 November 2005  
Admitted – 07 April 1993     

Phone – 9225 7333  
Mobile – 0421 630 522 
Email –


Bar Roll –  10 November 2005   
Admitted – 07 April 1993 

Phone – 9225 7333
Mobile – 0421 630 522

Email – 

Admitted to practice in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • High Court of Australia
  • Queensland

Area of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Crime Compensation (Victims of Crime)
  • Mediation (Accredited Mediator)
  • Guardianship/Mental Health (Protective Tribunals)
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Human Rights Law
  • Health & Medical
  • Mediation (Accredited Mediator) 


Mayada accepts briefs in the Guardianship List and the Human Rights List in VCAT.  In particular, she accepts briefs to do with guardianship and administration, powers of attorney, medical treatment and advance care directives and voluntary assisted dying.

She has extensive experience in areas of medical and health law, insurance, bioethics, human research ethics and personal injuries.  Mayada has acted and advised on such matters as medical negligence, health practitioner regulation, health service delivery, electronic health records, privacy, clinical governance, guardianship and powers of attorney, and Patient Review Panel.  Mayada advised on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.

Mayada has acted as an independent investigator in an administrative inquiry.

Her qualifications in pharmacology and physiology have been advantageous in her legal practice over the years.

Prior to signing the Bar Roll, Mayada was in private practice with the law firms Clayton Utz, Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks and Herbert Geer & Rundle.  She also worked in-house as Director of Legal Services with the Australian Medical Association (Vic), and as Legal Counsel with WorkSafe Victoria.

She currently sits on the Victoria University Human Research Ethics Committee.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.