Simon Rice

Simon Rice

Simon is an experienced legal practitioner and consultant, and a senior legal academic, and calls on extensive experience, and a wide range of skills and insights, to achieve socially just outcomes for clients.

As a lawyer Simon specialises in issues of law and social justice such as housing, debt, unemployment, mental health, family, crime and – most particularly – discrimination. He has advised and represented clients in courts and tribunals in NSW, the ACT and federally across a wide range of matters, and has been a judicial member and hearing commissioner for discrimination matters in NSW and the Northern Territory.

As a consultant, Simon advises and conducts training for governments and government agencies, non-government organisations, and businesses, on organisational governance, strategy and management, and matters of discrimination, human rights, and access to justice.

At the same time, Simon is emeritus professor of law at the University of Sydney, where he researches and writes on discrimination, human rights, and issues of law and social justice.