Human Rights

Terms of reference
  • Monitor legislation and prospective legislation and policy for its impact on human rights
  • Provide opinion to the Bar Council, the Criminal Law Committee and the president on human rights issues
  • Deal with such other matters as are referred to it by the Bar Council or the Executive for consideration and report
  • Raise awareness among members of the profession and public of human rights issues


Naomi Sharp SC (Co-Chair)

Simeon Beckett (Co-Chair)

Craig Lenehan SC

Miiko Kumar

Kate Barrett

Louise Goodchild

Trent Glover

Bora Kaplan

Carmel Lee

Rob Davies

Charles Gregory

Corrie Goodhand

Madeleine Bridgett

Celia Winnett

Douglas McDonald-Norman

Academic members

Daniel Joyce (UNSW)

Andrew Byrne (UNSW)

Richard Easton (Bar Association Staff Member)

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