Muhammad Arayne is an Investment Officer based in London. He is an Australian qualified lawyer who has experience in a diverse range of class action and general litigation matters including cases involving fraud, misconduct, negligence, racial discrimination and contractual disputes.
In his role at Woodsford, Muhammad has a focus on improving access to justice, holding big businesses to account when there have been breakdowns in environmental, social and corporate governance standards and fulfilling Woodsford’s commitment to ESG matters. At Woodsford, Muhammad is responsible for investigating new claims and progressing and overseeing Woodsford’s funded litigation.
Prior to joining Woodsford, Muhammad worked at class action firm Phi Finney McDonald in Melbourne and the class action department of Slater and Gordon in Melbourne. He has litigated in the Supreme Courts of Victoria and New South Wales and the Federal and High Courts of Australia, including in the appeals divisions of those Courts.
While in private practice, Muhammad gained extensive experience acting for claimants pursuing their claims with the support of litigation funding, with a particular focus on securities litigation involving working with international institutional investors to hold large, listed businesses to account when there have been ESG failures.
Muhammad has a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economics and Media & Communications from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Laws from La Trobe University. Muhammad was admitted in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia in 2019.