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.
National Manager, Office of General Counsel
02 6235 7408
The government and administrative law panel includes these areas of law:
- Crown liability
- Employment law
- FOI and privacy
- Judicial review and merits review
- Legislative development
- Military discipline
- Ombudsman inquiries
- Public administration and governance
- Royal commissions, inquiries
- Statutory interpretation
- Tied work
- Tort law