The Hon Angus Morkel STEWART

Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 25.02.2019
Location: Sydney

Justice Stewart is a graduate of the University of Natal (BA LLB cum laude) and the University of Oxford (BCL first class) where he was a Rhodes Scholar (Natal 1992). From 1996 to 2010, he practised at the Bar in South Africa, being appointed Senior Counsel there in 2006.

Justice Stewart practised at the Bar in Sydney from 2011 to February 2019, being appointed Senior Counsel for New South Wales in 2014. His practice at the Bar spanned public law and private law with particular specialisation in shipping and international trade, commercial disputes and international commercial arbitration. Justice Stewart was appointed a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) in 2014.

Associate Applications 

Justice Stewart appoints two Associates, generally for a period of 12 months each. His Honour plans for his associates to commence in January and July of each year on a rolling basis. Interested persons are invited to apply no later than 12 months prior to their proposed month of commencement although applications may be considered earlier. Applications should indicate which year and month the candidate intends to commence and include a cover letter of no more than two pages, a brief curriculum vitae, university transcript and the details of at least two referees.

His Honour seeks to appoint associates who have some post qualification experience.

General information about the associate position can be found on the Judges' Associates page of the Employment section of the Federal Court website. If you have any queries about the process, please send an email to to the attention of the Chambers of Justice Stewart. Applications can be similarly addressed.

March 2019