Stephen Odgers SC
Chair, Criminal Law Committee, NSW Bar Association
Stephen Odgers is a barrister at the New South Wales Bar and practices in the criminal law, with a specialisation in criminal appeals in the Court of Criminal Appeal New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.
Stephen is also the Chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the NSW Bar Association and a member of the National Criminal Law Liaison Committee for the Law Council of Australia and an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney and General Editor of Criminal Law Journal, which is the oldest and leading criminal law journal in Australia.
He is the author of several leading books in the area of criminal law, including Sentence, which provides up-to-date highly informative analysis of sentencing law in New South Wales, which is Australia’s largest criminal law jurisdiction.
Stephen was appointed Senior Counsel in 2000.