Stephen is an experienced public lawyer with a diverse national practice specializing in administrative and criminal law. He maintains chambers in Sydney and Dubbo, NSW. Before being called to the bar in 2015 he was the principal solicitor with the Aboriginal Legal Service in western NSW and spent extended periods involved in transitional justice work in Afghanistan, Solomon Islands and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  He is a former casual academic and regularly presents at conferences. Stephen podcasts at ‘The Wigs’ He is currently the Deputy Mayor of the Dubbo Region where he lives with his family.

Admitted to practice:

2002, solicitor
2015, barrister

Areas of Practice:

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Criminal Law


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Vicky Johnston
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Vicky Johnston  M: 0408 418 177


Black Chambers: Room 204, 185 Elizabeth Street,
Sydney NSW 2000

P:  (02) 8590 5182