Faculty of Business and Law

Swinburne Law School

Stephen Odgers SC

Chair, Criminal Law Committee, NSW Bar Association

Stephen OdgersStephen 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.