Phil Lynch has been Executive Director and Principal Solicitor of the Human Rights Law Resource Centre since 2006. Phil was previously the founding Coordinator of the PILCH Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic which, in 2005, was conferred with the Australian Human Rights Law Award.
Phil has also worked as a commercial litigator with Allens Arthur Robinson. Phil is on the Editorial Board of the Alternative Law Journal, an appointee to the Federal Government’s Human Rights Grants Scheme Expert Panel, and a member of the Victorian Attorney-General’s Human Rights Leadership Forum.
In 2008, he was one of 25 ‘Future Global Leaders’ invited to attend the InterAction Council meeting of former Heads of Government and of State in Sweden. Phil was also a member of the Australian non-government delegation that recently briefed the UN Human Rights Committee in New York.