Stephen Lloyd SC
Tel: +612 9235 3753
Tel: +612 9221 5664
Stephen came to the Bar in 1998 and became Senior Counsel in 2008. Prior to the Bar, he held senior executive positions in the Commonwealth public service (including as a diplomat based in Washington DC, and as the Director of Research of the Administrative Review Council). He was also the co-head of the Constitutional and Native Title Unit, in the Commonwealth’s Office of Litigation.
Stephen’s practice ranges across all areas of public law, with a particular emphasis on Constitutional Law, Judicial Review, International Law and Revenue Law. He also practices extensively in Native Title (in which field he is a co-author of the leading textbook) and in regulatory pricing and economic matters. He has appeared for and against all tiers of government and a wide range of regulatory bodies (as well as for several foreign governments).
Stephen has an extensive appellate practice, having appeared before the Full Court of the High Court in over 40 proceedings and in that court on over 100 other occasions (including special leave applications and proceedings in the court’s original jurisdiction). He has appeared before the Federal Court in over 500 cases, as well as appearing in the Supreme Courts of several States, and other courts and tribunals. He acts in proceedings in all Australian states and (internal) territories.