Stephen practises in corporate and commercial law, administrative and constitutional law, equity, professional negligence, insurance, banking and finance, defamation, trade practices, property law, medical negligence and gambling regulation.
He has a specialisation in public law and also in all aspects of the regulation of medical practitioners, particularly at a Commonwealth level.
He has chaired an Inquiry into the probity of scientific research under the NHMRC guidelines, and appeared in Inquiries, including as counsel assisting.
He has appeared and been retained in a number of large-scale commercial cases.
He practises in the High Court, the Supreme and Federal Courts (trial and appellate) and the County Court. He is also admitted in New South Wales and Western Australia and is a member of the Bar in each of those States.
He is the Chairperson of the Medicare Participation Review Committee, appointed by the Commonwealth Government, under statute. By this statutory 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 the immediate Past-Chairperson of the Australian Institute of Administrative Law (Victorian Chapter), and The Medico Legal Society of Victoria, and is a member of the Administrative Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia, the Professional Standards Education Committee of the Victorian Bar and The Alfred Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee, which evaluates and authorises human research across multiple public hospitals, including The Alfred Hospital, the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and the Burnet Institute.
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