Roona Nida

Roona is the first Afghani to join the Victorian Bar. Before coming to Australia Roona was studying Medicine at the University of Kabul. Before joining the Bar Role she worked as a NAATI Accredited Professional legal Interpreter and Translator in 4 languages. She has had a high level of exposure to a variety of cultural backgrounds and sensitivity. The work helped her develop extensive ability in active listening, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

Roona Nida first joined the Bar in 2006 and in that time has had significant experience in a variety of areas of law. Roona has assisted many people from a variety of cultural backgrounds, relying on her in-depth experience and legal knowledge to assist those in need. Roona is a NAATI Accredited Interpreter and became a Nationally Accredited Mediator in 2011.

Roona has worked as a language Instructor with the Australian Defence Force. In the year 2011, she was a lecturer at RMIT University teaching Professional Interpreting and Translating.

Since the year 2007 Roona has been teaching law subjects on a Part-time basis at VUT Law School. Roona has been actively involved in helping a number of different community services in relation to legal and other issues. For the last 5 years Roona has been practicing in the areas of criminal law, family law, crimes family violence, magistrate’s court civil and children’s court in both State and Federal jurisdictions.

Her in-depth experience and legal knowledge make Roona an effective advocate who always achieve the best possible outcome.

Roona Nida