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Legislative development

AGS's breadth of experience in the development of primary and delegated legislation is unrivalled. We advise on all constitutional and other legal aspects of policy and legislative proposals. We assist with preparing drafting instructions and explanatory materials, as well as with other elements of the drafting process. We work closely with the Office of Parliamentary Counsel. Where appropriate, we can provide drafting services ourselves.

We also assist with the passage of legislation through Parliament, including preparing explanatory memoranda and undertaking other legal tasks aiding the implementation of regulations and their legislative instruments. Our lawyers are regularly outposted to agencies to assist with developing legislation and to advise on legal aspects of the policy underlying legislation.

  Leo Hardiman Deputy General Counsel 02 6253 7074
  Guy Aitken QC Chief General Counsel 02 6253 7084
  Dr Bridget Gilmour-Walsh Senior General Counsel 02 6253 7563
  Dr Genevieve Ebbeck Senior General Counsel 02 6253 7080
  Sacha Moran Senior General Counsel 02 6253 7403