Commonwealth Government departments and agencies are tasked with executing policy, services and projects in a transparent, timely and effective manner nationwide. They do this under intense scrutiny and in collaboration with state governments and the private sector.
Our Commonwealth Government Focus
The Commonwealth Government’s objectives are influenced by a number of factors, including election cycles, changes in government and policy and unforeseen factors from local and overseas sources. These objectives need to fulfilled under intense scrutiny from the public, the media and internal bodies.
Our specialist team of Commonwealth lawyers understand these competing demands. To help with the Commonwealth Government reach its objectives, we deliver clear, concise and commercial advice that draws on the deep experience of our team.
We provide advice to government departments and agencies across a range of areas, including administrative law, general commercial, property and dispute resolution and litigation.
Meet the team, read their insights and gain further understanding with our case studies below.
Insights from the Team
Our understanding of the complexities involved with successfully completing mid- and large-scale projects is vital to the delivery of Australia’s infrastructure.
Corporate & Commercial
We work to establish, expand and defend clients’ businesses, from large multinational and Australian companies through to startups and individuals.
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
Disputes and disagreements are part of doing business. Our approach is to resolve a dispute first, before winning in court when necessary.
Employment & Workplace
An engaged workforce doesn’t just happen; our expertise ensures our clients create and maintain safe, compliant and efficient workplaces.
Government is central to the work we do. We have worked for government since our foundation in 1885 and we continue to work with all three tiers of government.
From the purchase of land to the sale or lease of a building, we advise our clients on the full lifecycle of property development projects.