About The Author

My Story

Izaz Khan

Izaz was born in a small sugar town called Ba on the main island of Fiji. He attended Catholic primary and secondary schools in Ba before going to Charters Towers in North Queensland to finish his secondary education at Mt Carmel College, a Christian Brothers school. He matriculated to the University of Queensland where he graduated with a BA degree in 1967.

Izaz then returned to Fiji and taught at a number of high schools. While there, he married and had two children, but one died in 2010. He soon returned to Australia with his wife and young children and completed a law degree at the UNSW.

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Life’s Work & Recognitions

Hired by the prestigious firm of Allen Allen and Hemsley, now known as Allens, he worked for two years as a solicitor and went to the NSW Bar in March, 1980, where he was till 2012. Izaz became one of the foremost barristers in the field of property law. He is also a former judge of the Fiji Court of Appeal. He sat for four weeks at a time, four times a year between 2008 and 2012.

Between 1980 and 1991, Izaz became a part-time lecturer in
Conveyancing and Property Law at the Law School of UNSW and wrote numerous articles in his field for the Law Society Journal. 

Izaz has written a novel called Chainbreaker before Payback. It is set in Fiji and is a thriller about sugar cane farmers’ struggles against the miller.

Reviews for PAYBACK


What People are Saying

“An interesting read”

"This a good read. I kept turning the pages."


“Interesting and       well-written”

"Fascinating story set in Australia and South Africa. The author brought the locales you've, as well as the major characters. "

Golden Oldie

“Very Unique Legal Thriller”

"There was intrigue in the story and a pace which kept me wanting to come back to it every night... Definitely recommend if you love Legal Thrillers."

Kindle Customer

"Sucks you right in!"

"I enjoyed reading this book, it’s one of those that can’t be put down until you’re finished with the last page. Great read! I recommend to anyone searching for an exciting thriller!"


“Great book!”

"I have read many books, but Payback is one book that had intrigue which gripped my imagination. You feel like you want to keep reading. Kudos to the author!"

Amazon Customer

“It's a must read”

"I loved it. I would love to see this book turned into a movie."

Kristie Hilleard

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