Stephen Moloney

ADMITTED  1988    BAR  1991

CLERK CONTACT  03 9225 7999
PHONE  9225 8642

Stephen Moloney,   B.A., LL.B


  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Constitutional
  • Contract
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Corporations
  • Defamation
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Equity / Equitable Relief / Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Land Valuation
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Media
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injuries
  • Probate / Wills / Part IV
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Securities
  • Trade Practices




Mr Moloney is a senior barrister in Melbourne and a member of the Victorian Bar who practises in corporate and commercial law, administrative and constitutional law, equity, professional discipline, professional negligence, insurance, banking and finance, defamation, trade practices, property law, medical negligence, family law (appellate) and gambling regulation.

He has a trial and appellate practice and an advice practice.

He has a specialisation in public law and also in all aspects of the regulation of medical practitioners, particularly at a Commonwealth level.

He routinely acts either for all Health Professionals or their regulatory Boards in disciplinary proceedings (trial and appellate).

He is experienced in Inquiries and Arbitration (both local and international), has chaired an Inquiry into the probity of scientific research under the NHMRC guidelines, and routinely conducts disciplinary Inquiries and Adjudications in the conduct space by private engagement.

Mr Moloney has appeared in various Inquiries, including as counsel assisting as well as a number of large-scale commercial cases over the last twenty years.

He practises in the High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of Victoria and Federal Courts (trial and appellate). He is also a Member of the Australian Bar Association and is admitted in New South Wales and Western Australia and a member of the Bar in each of those States.

He is the Chairperson of the Medicare Participation Review Committee of Australia, thrice appointed by the Federal Government. By this office he chairs a committee which makes determinations about whether certain health practitioners should retain the right to participate in the Medicare Scheme.

He is a Past-Chairperson of the Australian Institute of Administrative Law (Victorian Chapter), The Medico Legal Society of Victoria, and is currently a member of the Administrative Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia. He was formerly a member of the Professional Standards Education Committee of the Victorian Bar and The Alfred Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee, evaluating and authorising human research across multiple public hospitals, including The Alfred Hospital, the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and the Burnet Institute.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.