Australian Government Solicitor


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Government and administrative law  

‘There is no other provider in the market that has actually done the work required to understand the nature of our work and the environment within which we operate – and who actually respects and understands our issues. The level of trust with AGS is significantly higher than the trust we have with other panel providers.’

‘A real strength of AGS is its extremely strong institutional understanding of the public sector environment and our business.’ ACCC 2012

Government lawyer of the year

Government and administrative law

AGS acts for Commonwealth agencies across the full spectrum of government administrative decision-making. There are more than 100 government and administrative lawyers across our 8 capital city offices. AGS’s Office of General Counsel (OGC) is the nation’s authoritative adviser to government in this area. There are also a number of administrative law experts in AGS Dispute Resolution.

Our government and administrative lawyers regularly advise on areas such as governance, administrative review, judicial review, Ombudsman inquiries, Crown liability, statutory interpretation, tort law, freedom of information and privacy, and employment law. We also represent clients in royal commissions, inquiries and coronial inquests.

We have Australia’s leading specialists on constitutional law, public international law and national security law.

Darryl Wookey
Darryl Everett

National Manager, Office of General Counsel
02 6235 7408

The government and administrative law panel includes these areas of law: