Simon Harry Peter Steward

steward-sSimon Harry Peter Steward was appointed to the High Court in December 2020.  At the time of his appointment, he was a Justice of the Federal Court of Australia  to which he had been appointed in February 2018.  He was made a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in June 2018.  He holds honours and masters degrees in law from the University of Melbourne. 

He was admitted to practice as a solicitor  in 1991  and was called to the Victorian Bar in 1999 where he practiced in revenue law.  He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2009.  He is a former President of the Tax Bar Association of the Victorian Bar and is a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne School of Law.