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. 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.
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