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Summar Altaee

Summar Altaee

Senior Solicitor

Summar is a Senior Solicitor in the Alternative Legal Services (ALT) Disputes practice in Australia.



Summar assists clients with managing large, information-intensive reviews for disclosure exercises on litigation and arbitration matters, as well as internal and regulatory investigations. She is experienced in undertaking analysis of complex issues, legal professional privilege, sensitivity and confidentiality for large-scale document reviews.

Summar has almost a decade of local and international legal experience with a focus on commercial law and dispute resolution.  Prior to commencing with Herbert Smith Freehills, Summar practised as an Associate in the on-shore litigation team of a multinational law firm in Dubai. She was involved in the provision of legal advice on complex multi-jurisdictional matters, and assisted on large scale litigation proceedings, which included high profile multi-million dollar employment, construction and commercial disputes.


Summar holds a Master of Laws from Monash University.

She is admitted to practise as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.