AJAK, WOLAN & TUT LAWYERS

General Practice Lawyers

Ajak, Wolan & Tut Lawyers are experienced lawyers who regularly appear in the Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates’ Court and Children’s Court across metropolitan and regional Victoria. We undertake privately funded matters and we are on the Victoria Legal Aid Panel for criminal matters. Should a prospective client require assistance from Victoria Legal Aid, our firm has the capacity to process and expedite the required documentation for a grant of legal aid, subject to the client meeting Victoria Legal Aid’s guidelines for funded assistance.

In the criminal jurisdiction, we provide advice and representation in all areas including: 

  • Drug offences
  • Family violence 
  • Drug/alcohol driving offences 
  • Assault 
  • Fraud 
  • Theft 
  • Burglary
  • Armed robbery
  • Home invasion
  • Car hijacking
  • Sexual offences 
  • Homicide 

In the civil jurisdiction, we provide advice and representation in all areas including:

  • Commercial & Corporate Law
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law, Wills & Estates
  • Employment Law
  • Migration & Citizenship Law

At Ajak Wolan & Tut, clients are our primary focus. We deliver consistent, high-quality representation resulting in successful court outcomes. From our first interaction, to the last court appearance, we will provide you with sound advice and comprehensive advocacy.  

MEET OUR TEAM

Daniel Ajak

Director

Daniel graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Law and Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) in 2015 and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia.

He began working as a lawyer at Thomson Geer in Adelaide before going on to practise in Sydney at Salvos Legal. In 2017, after seeing regular media coverage about African youth crime in Melbourne, Daniel felt a need to relocate to Victoria and position himself as a role model for younger people within his South Sudanese community. He went on to work at a Melbourne Criminal Law Specialist firm, practising in summary and indictable crime.

Daniel has featured in the Herald Sun, the Law Institute of Victoria’s Journal & recently in the Age, sharing his journey from a refugee camp to settling in Australia and becoming an Australian legal practitioner. You can hear more by listening to his recent episode with Greens List where he was interviewed by Michael Green. The William & Lonsdale Podcast ‘Lives in the Law’ is available on our blog.

Before co-founding Ajak, Wolan & Tut Lawyers, Daniel worked at Victoria Legal Aid in the Summary Crime and Youth Crime team where he regularly appeared in the Magistrates’ Court, Children’s Court and the Bail & Remand Court.

Daniel practises in the following areas of law:

  • Criminal Law
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law
  • Wills & Estates
  • Employment Law

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
  • Member of the LIV’s Criminal Law Section
  • Co-founder and steering committee member of the African-Australian Legal Network (AALN).

Contact Daniel on 0436 377 464 for a free consultation.

Natasha Wolan Lawyer

Natasha Wolan

Director

Natasha graduated from Monash University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Criminology). Since her admission to practice in 2010, Natasha has practised exclusively in criminal law. In 2014 Natasha successfully completed the Law Institute of Victoria’s Criminal Specialisation Program and is recognised as an LIV Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law.

Natasha is a highly experienced advocate, appearing as a solicitor-advocate daily and has developed a formidable knowledge of criminal law, criminal procedure and evidentiary rules associated with both adult and youth summary and indictable crime. She has considerable appellate jurisdiction experience, including appearing successfully in Supreme Court bail applications and instructing in a successful appeal to the High Court regarding human rights law. Natasha has extensive experience instructing counsel in complex criminal trials including homicides, commercial drug trafficking, and sexual offences. Throughout her diverse career Natasha has cultivated strong professional relationships with senior members of the Victorian Bar working collaboratively with counsel to achieve the best results for clients. 

Natasha also has extensive experience in appearing in personal safety and family violence intervention orders, including specialist family violence courts, and has built a strong reputation for her compassionate and holistic lawyering. 

Natasha has vast experience in appearing for clients in the Therapeutic Courts space including ARC, Drug Court, Koori Court and the Collingwood Neighbourhood Justice Centre with marked success in achieving the best court outcomes for clients in matters of great complexity. 

Natasha is passionate about human rights and providing access to justice for disadvantaged members of the community and has pursued same previously with senior positions within Fitzroy Legal Service and Victoria Legal Aid. Natasha has developed important relationships with community services and stakeholders to obtain better results and reduce recidivism among her clients. Natasha also believes that community legal education is vital to ensure that culturally and linguistically diverse communities can access legal information, access justice and understand their rights.

Contact Natasha on 0400 655 762 for a free consultation.

Tut G.M. Tut

Director

Tut graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Law and Legal Practice in 2015 and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia.  Since being admitted, Tut has worked at medium sized law firms in Adelaide and Sydney, gaining experience in criminal law, family law and civil litigation particularly in defamation and personal injury.

Before establishing Ajak, Wolan & Tut Lawyers in 2020, Tut’s extensive experience in the government sector included working with the Department of Treasury and Finance in South Australia. From 2017, Tut worked at Victoria Legal Aid in Melbourne and Gippsland, as a solicitor advocate, appearing daily in courts to defend clients charged with offences ranging from petty crime to serious indictable offences.

Tut practises in the following areas of law:

  • Criminal Law
  • Intervention Orders
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law

Contact Tut on 0470 668 525 for a free consultation.

Akuol Garang

Migration Consultant

Akuol joins our team as the Migration Law Consultant. She is the Director, Principal and Registered Migration Agent at Western Migration Services. Akuol advises AWT Lawyers on matters relating to visa categories, Administrative Appeals Tribunal cases and represents clients in Ministerial Intervention matters.

Akuol has worked in the migration services industry since 2016, both in Australia and the United States. She has prepared and lodged successful visa and skills assessment applications.

Akuol has worked in the migration services industry since  2016, both in Australia and the United States. She has prepared and lodged hundreds of successful visa and skills assessment applications.

Having completed her own immigration journey, Akuol combines her lived experience and passion for immigration law to advocate and write on issues which affect refugees and asylum seekers. Some of her literature has been published by the University of Oxford, the ABC, and ANZ. She has been a guest speaker for numerous organisations, including Deakin University (2019 Asia Pacific Humanitarian Leadership Conference)Monash University, TEDx Talks and Victoria University.

Contact Akuol on 0449 566 103 for a free consultation.

Awuoi Ayii

Paralegal

Awuoi works closely with the lawyers in managing files and liaising with clients. Awuoi graduated with a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Southern Queensland and is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law. Awuoi is passionate about assisting clients receive fair and appropriate legal representation.

James Langoya Lawyer

James Langoya

Paralegal

James is a final year Juris Doctor (JD) candidate at Latrobe University. Prior to this, he completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from Curtin University. James’ last role was at the international law firm, Ashurst.  He has also worked at Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate firm as a client liaison officer. James brings a wealth of experience from the private sector to Ajak Wolan & Tut Lawyers. 

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If you have been served with a summons or bailed to appear at court for traffic and driving offences, drug possession and trafficking, weapons and firearms charges, violence and assaults, reckless conduct or incidents causing the death of another, call us for the best legal advice from experienced lawyers.

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