Simon Rice

Simon Rice

Simon Rice is a Professor of Law at the University of Sydney. Immediately before joining Sydney Law School, Simon was a Professor of Law, and Director of Law Reform and Social Justice, at the Australian National University College of Law.

From 1996-2011 he was a part-time judicial member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal in the Equal Opportunity Division. He is a past President of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, and a former Director of the NSW Law Foundation.

In 2002 he was awarded a Medal in the Order of Australia for legal services to the socially and economically disadvantaged.

He researches and writes in discrimination, human rights, access to justice and public interest lawyering.