Who to contact

AGS has appointed Client Service Managers (CSMs) for all Commonwealth portfolios and many government agencies. CSMs are responsible for the management of the quality of our service and relationship with our clients.

Here is a list of our contact officers and office directors. If your agency is not in this list or you have any local issues, please refer to our office directors listed here under their State or Territory. Alternatively, refer your enquiry to the portfolio contact listed here or areas of law contacts on our other website pages.


Select a department or agency from the list below and the relevant CSM will be listed in the table.
If you are unsure who to contact, please reach out to the AGS general enquiries contact.

Australian Government Solicitor

General Enquiries

National switchboard
CBR
McBride, Emily

National Manager Office of General Counsel and Director Canberra office

National Manager Office of General Counsel
BRS
Tate, Alexander

A/g Senior Executive Lawyer and Director Brisbane office

CBR
Chua, Rachel

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
McBride, Emily

National Manager Office of General Counsel and Director Canberra office

National Manager Office of General Counsel
SYD
Garey, Matthew

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
Kelly, Mark

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
Thompson, Marlowe

A/g Senior General Counsel

SYD
Hahn, Stacey

A/g Senior Executive Lawyer

SYD
Garey, Matthew

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
Watts, Brendan

A/g Senior General Counsel

SYD
Walsh, Matthew

Special Counsel Tax Disputes

MEL
Smyth, Laura

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
Davenport, Jenny

A/g Senior Executive Lawyer

SYD
Buchanan, Louise

Senior Executive Lawyer

Civil Claims
CBR
Brown, Susie

Senior General Counsel

CBR
McBride, Emily

National Manager Office of General Counsel and Director Canberra office

National Manager Office of General Counsel
CBR
McBride, Emily

National Manager Office of General Counsel and Director Canberra office

National Manager Office of General Counsel
CBR
Derix, Clare

National Manager Library and Practice Services

SYD
Ng, Grace

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
CBR
Cason, Adam

Senior General Counsel

CBR
BRS
Dempsey, Fiona

Senior Executive Lawyer

Employment and entitlements
CBR
MEL
Rawson, Craig

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
Perdikogiannis, Elen

Senior General Counsel

Employment, Entitlements and Money
CBR
CBR
Healy, Jane

Senior Executive Lawyer

Team Leader Civil Regulation
CBR
SYD
Garey, Matthew

Senior Executive Lawyer

SYD
Supit, Jane

Senior Executive Lawyer and Director Sydney office

PTH
Griffin, Brooke

Senior Executive Lawyer and Director Perth and Darwin offices

Administrative Law
SYD
Garey, Matthew

Senior Executive Lawyer

BRS
Tate, Alexander

A/g Senior Executive Lawyer and Director Brisbane office

ADL
Nelson, Nerida

National Practice Manager and Director Adelaide office

MEL
Rawson, Craig

Senior Executive Lawyer

CBR
Perdikogiannis, Elen

Senior General Counsel

Employment, Entitlements and Money
HOB
Webb, Eileen

Senior Lawyer and Director Hobart office

SYD
Walsh, Matthew

Special Counsel Tax Disputes

MEL
Close, Katrina

Deputy Chief Solicitor and Director Melbourne office

Civil regulation
PTH
Griffin, Brooke

Senior Executive Lawyer and Director Perth and Darwin offices

Administrative Law