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 12 or 18 months each.

Justice Raper’s next vacancy for an associateship is for early 2023 and mid-2023. Any interested persons should forward their application to nswreg@fedcourt.gov.au to the attention of the Chambers of Justice Raper.

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

Applications for 2023 should be forwarded no later than 1 November 2022.

Updated July 2022