John Maloney is a barrister, having been called to the Bar in October 2016. Prior to this, he worked on the Royal Commission into Family Violence, investigating the Victorian legal system’s responses to family violence. He is a former Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Maxwell, President of the Court of Appeal. He has worked in policy and law reform for the Department of Premier and Cabinet and Jesuit Social Services. As a barrister he practises mainly in public law, particularly administrative and criminal matters. John has a masters in philosophy from the University of Oxford, and has written for Guardian Australia and The Monthly on philosophy and politics.