Fiona Roughley

PhD Candidate
BA/LLB (Usyd); LLM (Cantab)

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NSW Bar - Barrister, Banco Chambers. 2011 - present. Admitted as a Lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (2008). Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (2008).

Principal Research Officer, Department of the Senate, Parliament of Australia. March – August 2010. Senate Select Committee on the National Broadband Network; the Senate Select Committee on the Reform of the Australian Federation; Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.

Associate to the Hon. Justice Hayne AC, High Court of Australia. 2009-2010.

Allens Arthur Robinson 2008 –2009. Competition and Litigation.

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (intern) Nov 2007 – Feb 2008.

Australian Law Reform Commission (intern) July – Nov 2006. Participant writer and researcher on the Commission's inquiry into the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Cambridge University Pro-Bono Project. 2010-2011.


Professional appointments

Appointed Junior Counsel assisting the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption (2014)


Bar News editorial committee (since 2012)

Cambridge Student Law Review (editor, 2010/11)

The Sydney University Law Review (student editor, 2007).

Honi Soit (2003); Polemic, the Sydney University Law Society’s journal (2007); Hermes, the University of Sydney Union’s literary journal (2004).

Significant research publications


Research projects & collaborations






Books & edited collections


Refereed journal articles


Book chapters


Conference papers & presentations


Commissioned reports


Government submissions



External Organisations


Internal ANU Committees


Case notes & book reviews




Past courses



The Office of the Australian Attorney-General


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


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