Etherton, Steffen

Senior General Counsel

Steffen is an experienced public law specialist, with particular expertise in statutory interpretation, administrative law and constitutional law.

He frequently advises on constitutional issues in legislative design, as well as the operation of the Commonwealth financial framework, the public sector framework more broadly, and a wide range of other Commonwealth laws.

Steffen is a senior member of the Employment, Entitlements and Money team and was previously chief legal adviser to the Treasury (2017-2019).