Salam completed a double degree of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce at the University of New South Wales, before embarking on his career as a specialist criminal and traffic defence lawyer.
During his time as a defence lawyer, he has developed a reputation as a formidable courtroom advocate with a dogged determination to achieve optimal outcomes for his clients.
Salam is a passionate and dedicated lawyer who is consistently able to produce outstanding results in a range of criminal and traffic law cases, from drug possession, drink driving, common assault and apprehended violence order matters through to commercial drug supply and importation, dangerous driving occasioning death/GBH, assaults occasioning GBH, sexual assaults, murder and manslaughter cases.
Salam has the ability to critically analyse and dissect evidence in complex criminal matters, identify evidential and procedural flaws, develop effective defence strategies and implement those strategies in order to achieve results.
He is known for thinking outside the box when it comes to achieving outcomes for his clients, and is a persuasive communicator when it comes to dealing with prosecutorial bodies.
At the same time, Salam understands the importance of frank advice and effective communication with his clients, taking a realistic approach to the situations of clients and ensuring that he goes the extra mile to surpass expectations.
Salam is fluent in the Arabic and Assyrian languages, and is an integral member of Sydney’s best criminal defence team.