REB judge

Arthur Moses SC

President & Barrister
Law Council of Australia

Arthur Moses SC has been practising at the NSW Bar in excess of 25 years. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008. His practise includes administrative law, coronial inquests, corruption inquiries, proceeds of crime litigation, work health and safety prosecutions, employment and industrial law, discrimination, restraints of trade, commercial and equity cases appearing . He appears before the Federal Court, NSW Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW as well as appellate Courts in other States.

He has appeared in numerous high profile corruption inquiries, advised and appeared for the NSW Crime Commission in an inquiry by the Police Integrity Commission which examined the practices and procedures of the NSW Crime Commission in the conduct of actions under the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 (NSW) as well as its employment practises. He has appeared for the former NSW Police Minister in the ICAC inquiry into political donations. He has also appeared in the NSW Court of Appeal for Senior Crown Prosecutor Margaret Cunneen in her successful challenge to the powers of ICAC and was part of her legal team in the High Court. Mr Moses also appears in matters concerning Aboriginal Land Councils. Mr Moses regularly appears for the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police in proceeds of crime matters in various intermediate appellate courts throughout Australia.

Mr Moses SC is a Squadron Leader in the Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve.

As Squadron Leader he has lectured and advised on a range of issues. He is briefed to appear for the Office of the Director of Military prosecutions, Defence Counsel Services as well as advising the Inspector General of the ADF.

Mr Moses SC has presented numerous seminars including legal ethics, apprehension of bias applications, restraints of trade, employment law, and work health and safety prosecutions for the University of NSW, the NSW Bar Association and the Judicial Commission of NSW.

He is a former President of the NSW Bar Association and is the current President of the Law Council of Australia.