Hoory Yeldizian

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

T:+61 2 9330 8721
T:+61 2 9330 8721
Hoory Yeldizian

Hoory Yeldizian


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Hoory Yeldizian is a litigation and commercial dispute resolution lawyer with an interest in ethical business. This includes human rights law, modern slavery risk assessment, anti-corruption/bribery and regulatory investigations in the public and private financial services sector.

Professional experience

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  • Human Rights and Social Entrepreneurship Internship; Geneva Global Human Rights Clinic
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (University of Waikato)
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales 2018
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand 2014
  • Financial services company – Acting for a major financial services ASX listed company in advising on corporate criminal liability for historical financial services practices allegedly contrary to the Corporations Act;
  • Financial services company – Acting for a major financial services ASX listed company for regulatory investigations, responding to ASIC and APRA and other major investigations;
  • Major banking and financial institution – Acting as legal counsel on secondment facilitating regulatory engagement and advising on legal risks in regulatory responses; project management of APRA and ASIC notices to produce and respond regarding practices and systems;
  • Multinational bank – Acting for a multinational Bank on multiple class action litigation in New South Wales and Victoria jurisdictions;
  • Multinational construction company – Acting for a multinational construction company in a class action litigation concerning alleged shareholder loss;
  • Dairy company – Acting as junior counsel in a successful arbitration proceeding for a notable New Zealand dairy company concerning breach of contract and minimum volume purchasing;
  • Broadcasting company – Assisting with various breach of the Fair Trading Act matters against suppliers of pre-loaded media players;
  • International Fruit Manufacturers  – Assisting with the investigation undertaken by the Serious Fraud Office of New Zealand into historic fraudulent invoices to customs and import practices in China; and
  • International Fruit Manufacturers – Assisting Zespri International Limited in the defence of a civil claim brought by its Chinese importers arising from customs charges and import practices in China.
  • Awarded Bryant Hall Academic Scholarship Award
  • Authored and published the Mental Wellness Guide Book for New Zealand Law Students.
  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society
  • Chairperson of the Armenian National Committee of New Zealand 
  • English
  • Arabic
  • Armenian