About

Dr Yega Muthu

Drawing on his experience from both academia and professional practice, Dr Yega Muthu established YM Lawyers to provide a service to clients built on insight and excellence.

From years of experience, Yega has specialised in mental health law, criminal law, forensics and human rights.

With an extensive global education, Yega’s successful knowledge of law was first recognised at Staffordshire University where he completed his LLB (Hons), University Post Graduate Diploma (Commercial Law), LLM (Business Law) and Bar-at-Law. After completing his bar course at Staffordshire University in 1996, he became a Barrister of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London.

Building on his experience in London he devoted his time to write a doctoral thesis in the area of law and psychiatry from 1998-2003 in Australia. In 2004 Yega obtained his PhD in law focusing on psychiatry from Macquarie University. Most recently, Yega obtained his graduate diploma in legal practice from UTS in 2006.

Since 2006 Yega has been a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW. Subsequently, recognising his aptitude Yega was granted the judicial position as the ‘Lawyer’ member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal from 2008-2012. As a result of evaluating his passion and skills, since 2013 Yega has been the Director and Principal Solicitor at YM Lawyers.

In 2023, Yega was appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Thomas More Law School, Australian Catholic University.

Scott Lambert

Scott’s passion is helping his clients to resolve their disputes by delivering outstanding service and outcomes.  His commercial experience, legal expertise, and successful track record will help to reduce the stress, complexity and uncertainty from your dispute, by providing you with sound advice about your current legal position, rights and options moving forward.  You will then be empowered to effectively negotiate and decide on the best outcome and resolution.

Scott is primarily commercially focused on areas including: Commercial Law (Domestic & International); Business Law; Corporate Law; Product Liability; Australian Consumer Law; Equity; Contracts; Property; Building & Construction; Securities Law; Commercial Litigation, Negotiations and Settlements; and Dispute Resolution.

Scott also has experience in Criminal Law; Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Torts.

If you have a legal issue, dispute or problem and do not know where to turn, then let Yega and Scott at YM Lawyers help you.  Call us today!