He has a BA LLB (Hons) from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University and a PhD in Law and Public Administration from the University of New South Wales.
He has practiced as a litigation solicitor, clerked for a judge at the Supreme Court of NSW, worked at the Federal Department of Immigration in Canberra through the University of Sydney and completed part of his PhD training at the University of Oxford.
He has won international prizes for his administrative justice research and his book Responsive Legality: The New Administrative Justice considers the core concepts underpinning responsible twenty first century administrative action based on a case study in the Refugee Review Tribunal of Australia.
Zach has been involved in many years of activism, lecturing, research and human rights campaigning.
Though living and working in a country that does not support his right to medically necessary healthcare, he is proud to be an Australian trans man and remains hopeful for a bright future for those like him.
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