Elected Member

The Hon. Stephen John Gageler

Sydney, NSW, Australia
High Court of Australia
Australian National University, BEc
Harvard Law School, BA,LLB,LLM

Stephen John Gageler was appointed to the High Court in October 2012, at which time he was Commonwealth Solicitor-General. He was then appointed as Chief Justice on 6 November 2023. He is a graduate of the Australian National University and has post-graduate qualifications from Harvard University. He was admitted as a barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1989 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2000. Before his appointment as Solicitor-General in 2008, he practised as a barrister extensively throughout Australia principally in constitutional law, administrative law and commercial law.

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Areas of Expertise
Administrative Law
Constitutional Law