“Having lived through civil war and unrest, I’ve learnt to see the difference between the rule of law and the rule of men.”
I am a lawyer at Slater and Gordon, specializing in personal injury law and a community leader at South Sudanese Community Association.
My path to law is a long journey. I came here thirteen years ago, aged 21.
I was born in South Sudan and my family became internally displaced during the civil war. We first moved to Ethiopia, and then to Kenya, where we lived for twelve years at the Kenyan Outback Refugee Camp of Kakuma. Eventually, we were accepted into Australia as refugees. So a total of 18 years of my whole life I was displaced as a refugee. Continue reading