Office of General Counsel

AGS's Office of General Counsel (OGC) specialises in the provision of legal advice and assistance to the Commonwealth spanning the spectrum of the Commonwealth's activities across all portfolios. OGC's team of over 75 lawyers (including a large number of outposted lawyers) has specialist expertise in constitutional and public law, statutory interpretation and the development, implementation and administration of legislation and the team includes Australia's leading specialists on constitutional law, public international law and national security law. As well as providing constitutional advice, OGC specialises in acting for the Commonwealth in constitutional litigation and coordinating the conduct of other cases involving constitutional issues.

Please note: All new requests for advice should be directed to both Leo Hardiman and Darryl Everett.

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Hardiman PSM, Leo

National Leader OGC and Deputy Chief General Counsel

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Page, Damian

Deputy Chief General Counsel

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Buckland, Andrew

Deputy Chief Solicitor

Constitutional Litigation
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Hardiman PSM, Leo

National Leader OGC and Deputy Chief General Counsel

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Everett, Darryl

National Manager Office of General Counsel

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Buckland, Andrew

Deputy Chief Solicitor

Constitutional Litigation
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Ebbeck, Genevieve

Senior General Counsel

People, Security and Information
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Gilmour-Walsh, Bridget

Senior General Counsel

Employment, Entitlements and Money
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Moran, Sacha

Senior General Counsel

Energy, Environment and Regulation