Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
Australian National University
James Stellios is Professor at the ANU College of Law and Director of the Centre for International and Public Law. His primary research interest is constitutional law, and he has published widely in that field. He is the author of the 6th edition of Professor Leslie Zines' classic work, The High Court and the Constitution and the 2010 book, The Federal Judicature: Chapter III of the Constitution. James is also a barrister at the NSW Bar and has appeared as junior counsel in a number of High Court and lower court cases.
Prior to joining the ANU, he spent a number of years in legal practice working for the Attorney-General's Department and the Australian Government Solicitor, principally in the area of constitutional litigation. He has also been Counsel Assisting the Solicitor-General of the Commonwealth. He has also been a consultant to Clayton Utz and Sparke Hemore providing advice to the Commonwealth government on a range of administrative law and other public law matters.