Government Law 

The Government Law Practice Group is headed by the Acting Crown Solicitor, James Lonsdale.

For details regarding specific areas of law relating to government, see the Directory of Services.

What we can do for you

The matters handled by our Government Law Practice Group include advice relating to:

  • The Executive

  • The Parliament

  • State and Local Government elections

  • T​he Auditor General and other statutory office holders

  • Public finance legislation

  • Major government projects, including restructures, corporatisations, asset divestments and privatisations

  • Government sector employment legislation​


Clients requiring additional information should contact the Acting Crown Solicitor, James Lonsdale, on (02) 9224 5000 or email csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au

Clients who would like a copy of the Government Law Practice Group profile, which details solicitors' background and experience and support staff contact details, can email csomarketing@cso.nsw.gov.au