Vijay obtained a B. Proc Law degree from the University of South Africa in 1982, Bachelor of Laws LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 1987, Certificate in Constitutional Litigation from the University of Natal, South Africa, in 1994, Certificate in New Labour Relations from the University of Natal 1996 and Master in Taxation (M. Tax) from Monash University in 2006 (awarded top student – anti-avoidance in tax transactions and tax administration in 2006 and 2007). He was admitted as an attorney of South Africa in 1982 and later became an Australian legal practitioner. Vijay started his practice in Durban, South Africa, in 1983, whereafter he moved to Melbourne and became the Principal of Boyle Telfer & Kooblal. He is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and a Chartered Tax Adviser of the Tax Institute of Australia.
He has covered many areas of law in his practice spanning over thirty (30) years. He was instrumental in taking the first socio-economic case to the Constitutional Court in South Africa. Vijay has experience in the areas of Civil Litigation, Commerical Law, Family Law, International Transactions, Franchising, International Trade and Contracts, acquisitions and mergers of smaller entities, Estates, Wills & Probate, Business Law, Company Law, Trusts, and Taxation Law.
He has also attended to matters relating to patents, stamp duty, land tax and capital gains tax.
Vijay appears in the Supreme Court, County Court, Federal Court, Federal Magistrates Court, Magistrates Courts, Family Court, Children’s Court, Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC), Small Business Commissioner, and other Tribunals.