The Hon John Leslie SNADEN

Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 29.04.2019
Location: Melbourne

John Leslie Snaden was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia on 29 April 2019.

Justice Snaden graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1999 with an LLB and BCom (General Management). Upon graduating, he was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2000. Between 2000 and 2005, he practised as a solicitor, first at Tanya Cirkovic & Associates, and later at Clayton Utz.

Prior to accepting his appointment, Justice Snaden was a member of the Victorian Bar, where he practised principally in industrial relations and employment law. His practice spanned the breadth of the country, across all jurisdictions.

Associateship applications

Justice Snaden generally appoints associates for 12-month periods commencing mid-year.

Candidates interested in applying for the position as his Honour's associate in 2025 are invited to send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, academic transcript and referee contact details to marked to the attention of the Chambers of Justice Snaden by 30 September 2024.

Justice Snaden welcomes applications from all interested persons who have completed a law degree, have post-admission work experience in legal practice and are proficient in legal research, writing and editing.

If you have any queries in relation to the associateship position or the recruitment process, please email the Executive Assistant at the address above. 


Updated January 2024

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