The Hon Elizabeth RAPER

Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 02.05.2022
Location: Sydney

Justice Raper was appointed to the Federal Court on 2 May 2022.

Justice Raper graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1996 and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 1998 from the University of Sydney, and was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1999.       

Justice Raper commenced her career as an associate to the Hon Justice Paul Munro in the Australian Industrial Relations Commission. From 1995 to 2005 her Honour was an associate, and then a senior associate, at Baker and McKenzie. Her Honour has been an adjunct lecturer and then adjunct senior lecturer at the University of Sydney since 2005, and has co-authored two editions of the legal text Discrimination Law and Practice. Her Honour was appointed Senior Counsel in 2019.

Associateship applications

Justice Raper appoints two Associates, generally for a period of 18 months each. Her Honour has appointed Associates for 2024.

The next vacant associate positions will commence in early 2025 and mid-2025. Any interested persons should forward their application to to the attention of the Chambers of Justice Raper. Associates will ideally have one to two years post-qualification experience.

Applications should include a cover letter of no more than two pages, a brief curriculum vitae, university transcript and a sample of academic writing. Please also include the details of at least two referees.

Applications for 2025 should be forwarded no later than Monday 15 January 2024

Updated November 2023