Simon Rice

Professor of Law; Director, Professional and Community Engagement

Simon Rice

Simon Rice is a Professor of Law at the University of Sydney, and a solicitor on the volunteer roster at Redfern Legal Centre where he worked as a poverty lawyer in the mid-1980s. In between times, Simon has worked at, managed and consulted to a number of community legal centres in Australia, and has researched and written on legal aid and access to justice. He has been a board member of New South Wales (NSW) Legal Aid, director of the NSW Law and Justice Foundation, and chair of the Australian Capital Territory Law Reform Advisory Council. In the areas of human rights and equality law Simon has been president of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, adviser to the parliamentary human rights scrutiny committee, and a judicial member of the tribunal deciding discrimination matters in NSW. His co-authored publications include Australian Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Law, and The International Law of Human Rights.

For more information: https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/profiles/simon.rice.php

Speaker of Events

Start Date Name Details Location Price Status
16th July 2018

“Making Sense of Social Justice Lawyering”

Bentham House, UCL Faculty of Laws, 4-8 Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EG £0.00 This event has passed
Bentham House, UCL Faculty of Laws, 4-8 Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EG £0.00 This event has passed