Mr Moloney is a senior barrister in Melbourne, Australia, and a member of the Victorian Bar who practises in corporate and commercial law, administrative and constitutional law, equity, professional negligence, insurance, banking and finance, defamation, trade practices, property law, medical negligence, family law (appellate) and gambling regulation.He has a trial and appellate practice and an advice practice.
He has a specialisation in public law and also in all aspects of the regulation of medical practitioners, particularly at a Commonwealth/Federal level.
He routinely acts for both all Health Professionals and their regulatory Boards in disciplinary proceedings (trial and appellate).
He is experienced in Inquiries and Arbitration (both local and international) and he has chaired an Inquiry into the probity of scientific research under the NHMRC guidelines, and appeared in Inquiries, including as counsel assisting.
He has appeared and been retained in a number of large-scale commercial cases over the last twenty years.
He practises in the High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of Victoria and Federal Courts (trial and appellate). He is also a Member of the Australian Bar Association and is admitted in New South Wales and Western Australia and a member of the Bar in each of those States.
He is the Chairperson of the Medicare Participation Review Committee of Australia, thrice appointed by the Federal Government. By this office he chairs a committee which makes determinations about whether certain health practitioners should retain the right to participate in the Medicare Scheme.
He is the immediate Past-Chairperson of the Australian Institute of Administrative Law (Victorian Chapter), and The Medico Legal Society of Victoria, and is a member of the Administrative Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia, the Professional Standards Education Committee of the Victorian Bar and The Alfred Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee, which evaluates and authorises human research across multiple public hospitals, including The Alfred Hospital, the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and the Burnet Institute.
Stephen has experience in the following areas:
Administrative and public law, Administrative law (general), Arbitration, Banking / finance (contentious), Civil law, Corporate and commercial (contentious), Disputes / litigation, Disputes / litigation (general), Fraud and corporate crime (contentious), Government affairs, Insurance and reinsurance (contentious), Professional negligence, Trusts and estates (contentious)
Stephen has previously helped clients in the following industries: