The Hon Emilios John KYROU AO

Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 8.6.2023
President, Administrative Appeals Tribunal 9.6.2023
Location: Melbourne

The Hon Justice Emilios Kyrou AO was a Judge of Appeal of the Victorian Court of Appeal from July 2014 until he was appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.

Between May 2008 and July 2014, Justice Kyrou was a Trial Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria, where he was one of the judges in charge of the Supreme Court's Judicial Review and Appeals List.

From July 1990 until May 2008, Justice Kyrou was a senior litigation partner at the international legal firm that is now known as King & Wood Mallesons, where he specialised in administrative law and insurance law.

Justice Kyrou commenced his legal career in 1983 as an articled clerk at the firm that is now known as Corrs Chambers Westgarth and was a partner of that firm from July 1988 until July 1990.

Justice Kyrou was born in Greece. His family migrated to Australia when he was eight years of age.

Justice Kyrou was an inaugural member of the Judicial Council on Diversity and Inclusion. He is the patron of the Australian Greek Welfare Society ('Pronia') and the Victorian patron of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association.

Associateship applications

Justice Kyrou appoints one Associate for a period of 12 to 18 months. The next vacant Associate position will commence on 29 July 2024.

The position is currently being advertised. The advertisement can be accessed on the AAT website. Applications close at 11:45pm on Friday 22 March 2024.

General information about Associate positions can be found on the Judges' Associates page of the Federal Court website.

At 5 March 2024

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