Graeme regularly appears in the High Court and the Federal Court and State Supreme Courts, typically as junior counsel. He also appears regularly in the Federal Circuit Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in migration and other administrative law matters.
Before coming to the Bar, Graeme worked at the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department and the Australian Government Solicitor for 12 years. He also worked as counsel assisting the Commonwealth Solicitor-General. In 1997-98 he was associate to Justice Hayne of the High Court of Australia.
In 2001 Graeme completed a Master’s degree at Columbia University, specialising in constitutional law. He has published widely on constitutional and administrative law, and is one of the co-authors of the 3rd edition of Hanks on Constitutional Law. He also lectures in the masters program at Melbourne University on executive power.
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- Administrative Law
- Constitutional Law
- Extradition Law
- Freedom of Information
- Judicial Review
- Native Title
Bachelor of Arts (ANU)
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)(ANU)
Master of Laws (Columbia)
Australian Capital Territory
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
Griffiths v Northern Territory (No 3)  FCA 900 (calculating compensation for extinguishment and impairment of native title rights)
Intralot  VSCA 358 (validity under State constitution of secrecy provisions)
Snedden (2014) FCAFC 156 (extradition of person accused of war crimes)
Magaming  HCA 40 (constitutionality of mandatory minimum sentences)