(14 October 2014 - 13 October 2020)
Steven Stevens is a tax practitioner and Principal of Stenas Legal in Melbourne. He was appointed to the Legal Services Council in October 2014. He is also a member of the Victorian Legal Services Board, elected as a legal practitioner representative in July 2013 and re-elected for a further four-year term from July 2014. Mr Stevens practised as an economist before being admitted to legal practice in 1988.
Between 1993 and 2011, Mr Stevens was a tax partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. In addition, he has held a number of positions within the legal profession, including President of the Law Institute of Victoria (2010) and Director of the Law Council of Australia (2010-2011). He is currently the Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Law Council of Australia and a member and former Co-Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee of the International Bar Association.
Mr Stevens has represented the profession on a number of external bodies, including Australian Taxation Office consultative bodies and the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration.