Chadi Irani

Director and Principal Solicitor
Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law

Chadi Irani is the Director and Principal Lawyer of Powerhouse Law Australia. Chadi is passionate about helping others and giving superior legal assistance to those in need. The Law Society of NSW has recognised Chadi’s superior experience and expertise in Criminal Law by appointing him as an Accredited Specialist in that field.

Chadi began his career in law, working for one of Sydney’s leading specialist Criminal and Traffic Law firms. He then joined NSW’s biggest prosecuting authority, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). As a Senior Prosecutor at the DPP, Chadi worked on some of the state’s biggest cases involving drugs, robbery, sexual assault, weapons and more. Chadi is now one of the few lawyers in NSW practising with the knowledge of both the prosecution and the defence side of criminal law. This unique experience gives clients a big advantage in court as Chadi is able to predict the prosecutors next move.

After a great career with the prosecution, Chadi was invited to join the state’s largest Criminal Defence Law Organisations – Legal Aid NSW. As a Criminal Defence Lawyer, Chadi defended some of the state’s most disadvantaged clients and appeared at Court everyday in cases involving theft, fraud, domestic violence and assaults, property damage, supply or cultivate prohibited drugs, drink driving and much more.

Chadi’s unique knowledge and enthusiasm, coupled with his great results have made him a highly sought after lawyer in the community.

Before Chadi commenced his career in law, he worked as a Business Marketing Executive for two multi-million dollar companies. At those companies, Chadi formulated strategies which achieved unprecedented sales results.

Chadi says “great results are achieved with great strategy”. Chadi now applies this approach in all his law cases. Chadi knows the law, the Magistrates, the Judges and the Prosecution. He makes strong arguments, submissions and formulates the best strategies for Court. He will thoroughly prepare each case and give honest and truthful advice, but most importantly, he will get the results!

Areas of superior knowledge:

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Law
  • Drink Driving
  • Negotiation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Education

Professional Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Admitted, High Court of Australia
  • Admitted, Supreme Court of NSW
  • Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
  • Member of the NSW Law Society
  • Specially appointed to the NSW Legal Aid Serious Crime Panel
  • Appointment to the NSW Legal Aid General Crime Panel
  • Magistrate for the NSW Law Society Mock Trial Competition
  • Judge for the Macquarie University Law Society Competition
  • Public Speaker at NSW High Schools


  • English
  • Arabic, Lebanese


“I could not believe it, he got me a Section 10”

I want to thank Mr Chadi Irani for presenting my case in the best possible way. The Magistrate was very impressed when she said “this is how a plea should be done”. I could not believe it, he got me a Section 10 discharge which meant I would not have a criminal record…read more

“He will fight for you right to the end”

CHADI IRANI – A smart and intelligent man when it comes to appeals! I can not thank him enough for the time and effort he has put into my case.My first meeting with him, he took my case on straight away and assured me he would help me anyway possible. And that! He did! My family and I are filled with happiness and relief with the out come and winning my case, also are grateful and thankful to have met Chadi. I would recommend him to anyone who are in need of help when it comes to situations of court matters. The out come was more than I could have imagined. He is a legend. He will fight for you right to the end. Endless thank you Chadi, I appreciate everything you have done to help me. God Bless You.
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