Simeon Beckett SC

Year of Admission to NSW Bar: 1997

Appointed Silk: 2022

Simeon Beckett SC is a leading public law barrister with over 25 years of experience in Administrative Law and judicial review, Human Rights law, anti-discrimination law, Coronial Inquests and Inquiries and native title. He regularly appears in State and federal courts at first instance and Appellate matters including in the High Court of Australia He appeared most recently in the disability discrimination and constitutional case of Citta Hobart Pty Ltd v Cawthorn [2022] HCA 16. He frequently appears in highly complex matters and has a reputation as a skilled legal strategist.

Simeon has also appeared in a large number of commissions of inquiry including as counsel assisting the landmark Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. He has represented government and private parties in over 50 inquests. He also practices in Migration Law at the appellate level and in Professional Negligence and Discipline for medical professionals.

Areas of Practice

Contact Details

Maurice Byers Chambers
Level 60
25 Martin Place

Tel: 02 8233 0312

Fax: 02 8233 0333


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