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Australian Government Solicitor

 

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In-house counsel service  

In-house counsel service

We employ a comprehensive network of highly-skilled counsel, experienced at representing Commonwealth agencies in all courts and tribunals. Importantly, through our wealth of litigation experience, AGS has a deep understanding of the challenges which typically face the Commonwealth in the context of dispute resolution, including litigation.

AGS has a wide range of advocates to suit the demands of all types of litigation, ranging from Tom Howe QC, our renowned Chief Counsel Dispute Resolution, to senior general counsel and senior solicitor advocates.

Briefing our in-house advocates, rather than counsel from the private bar, will often give access to special knowledge or expertise in a particular area of law important to the Commonwealth and to counsel who have spent their careers developing close working relationships with key Commonwealth agencies.

Our in-house counsel can, in appropriate matters, be briefed by solicitors from an agency or another law firm, enabling the experience and skill of our advocates to be used, irrespective of AGS’s involvement in a matter as solicitor.

For more information contact the relevant area of law or these contacts.

  Tom Howe PSM QC    
  Tom Howe PSM QC
Chief Counsel Dispute Resolution
T 02 6253 7415
Tim Begbie
Senior General Counsel
T 02 6253 7521
Andrew Berger
Senior General Counsel
T 02 6253 7405
       
  Peter Macliver Andras Markus Damien O'Donovan
  Peter Macliver
Senior General Counsel
T 08 9268 1100
Andras Markus
Special Counsel Dispute Resolution
T 02 9581 7472
Damien O'Donovan
Senior General Counsel
T 02 6253 7116
       
  Dale Watson    
  Dale Watson
Special Counsel Dispute Resolution
T 02 9581 7660