Victor Kline started his working life as a federal prosecutor in Sydney, having been admitted to the bar in 1974. He later worked as a barrister in the Northern Territory. He is currently Editor of the Federal Court Reports and Federal Law Reports, having held those positions since 1990 and 1995 respectively. In 2016 he returned to active practice at the Sydney bar. He is founder and director of the Refugee Law Project. Victor is also a published author and playwright, and has worked extensively as an actor, theatre director and producer in Australia and in New York City.