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The Hon Justice Steven Rares

Federal Court of Australia (2006-)


Relevant qualifications

  • Image representing graduationBA University of Queensland
  • LLB University of Queensland
  • Called to the NSW Bar in 1980
  • Appointed Senior Counsel in 1993


Relevant work history

2006-current Judge, Federal Court of Australia
  Additional Judge of the Supreme Court of the ACT
2004-2005 Member, Judicial Commission of NSW


Other positions held (select)

  • National convening judge and NSW registry convening judge for Admiralty and Maritime Panel
  • Member, Comite Maritime International, International Working Group on Offshore Activities
  • Chairman, Consultative Council for Australian Law Reporting
  • Vice-President, Judicial Conference of Australia
  • Member, Board of Management, Council of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration
  • Member, National Judicial Orientation Program Steering Committee


Relevant judgments

  • Forthcoming


Relevant speeches and publications