AGS Deputy Chief General Counsel awarded Public Service Medal
Leo Hardiman’s outstanding work has been formally recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List, after earning a Public Service Medal ‘for outstanding public service through the provision of legal services to the Commonwealth.’
Continuing on a proud tradition of AGS lawyers receiving this prestigious award in recent times, including Cathy Reid and Hilary Manson in 2019, Leo is a worthy recipient. Read more
AGS lawyer Liam Boyle takes out prestigious legal research prize
Liam Boyle’s hard work has paid off, with his essay, ‘The Significant Role of the Australia Acts in Australian Public Law’ earning him the 2020 Zines Prize for Excellence in Legal Research.
Named after one of Australia’s foremost legal scholars in the late Professor Leslie Zines, the annual Prize was first established in 2010 to honour his work, legacy and also recognise, encourage and reward excellence in legal scholarship. Read more
New advice templates
AGS has developed new advice templates, in both memorandum and email form. We have worked with the Plain English Foundation, which has expertise in the science of how people read and digest written information.
The review of our templates was prompted by feedback received in our client satisfaction survey. Read more
Coronavirus resources centre – last updated 6 August 2020
Our COVID-19 Resources Centre has a number of useful links and helpful guides that can be used to help navigate through the current environment.
The most recent updates include significant revisions to the Australian jurisdictional responses to the pandemic, and changes to our factsheet on execution solutions for remote working arrangements. Read more