Richard Scruby SC

Full CV available upon request

Administrative, Public & Constitutional



Commissions of Enquiry

Consumer Protection

Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency




Real property


Mr Scruby practices in a variety of jurisdictions, with a general focus on commercial, equity and corporations matters.  He appears for the Commissioner of Taxation in the AAT and Federal Court, and has appeared for a variety of parties in different jurisdictions in cases involving the mining industry.  In 2015 he was junior counsel assisting the Royal Commission into Trade Union Corruption.  He was appointed silk in 2017.  He is a member of the Diversity and Equality Committee of the New South Wales Bar Association.  A full CV is available on request.

Relevant Past Employment

February-October 1999: Associate to Justice Callinan, High Court of Australia.
December 1997 – February 1998: Summer Clerk/Paralegal, Mallesons Stephen Jacques: Taxation, Litigation.


1999 – 2001 BCL (Hons), MPhil – University of Oxford
1992 – 1998 LLB (Hons 1st class) – University of Sydney
1992 – 1996 BA (Hons 1st class and university medal) – University of Sydney

Richard Scruby SC