Mr Arraj has been a Director of the Australian Lebanese chamber of commerce since 2002.
BA, University of New South Wales
LLB Law, University of Technology, Sydney
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
Admittance by the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia as well as being appointed by the Court as a public notary.
Mr Arraj is the Managing Partner of Blackstone Waterhouse.
Blackstone Waterhouse is a top-tier Australian law firm with a property, planning and construction focus. Their clients range from individuals to international and domestic developers, contractors and major corporates. Their team’s progressive, driven and personalised approach has seen them advise on some of Australia’s largest projects.
Mr Arraj leads the Environment and Planning group at Blackstone Waterhouse, and is recognised as a leading lawyer in this area. He is a specialist advocate in the Land and Environment Court and associated jurisdictions, and is currently advising in relation to a number of major projects. Mr Arraj acts principally for private sector developer clients, specialising in planning appeals for developers and advising on environmental issues.
Mr Arraj is a former part time lecturer in Local Government Law and Administrative Law within the Law Faculty of the University of Technology, Sydney. He has published numerous articles and other material on Local Government Law and related subjects, as well as property transactions and procedure, appearing in publications such as Butterworths Local Government Planning and Environment (NSW) and the Law Society Journal.