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​Directory of services

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​CSO Legal Practice Group

​A​

​Aboriginal land rights

Property & Native Title

​Admin​istrative law

Constitutional & Administrative Law 

​Adoption Child Protection
Agreements (intergovernmental) Constitutional & Administrative Law 
​Anti-Discrimination Board - employment​Employment & Industrial Relations
​Anti-Discrimination Board - otherCommunity Law​
​Apprehended Violence OrdersCriminal Law​
​Asset Divestments

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​

​Attorneys General (Standing Committee - SCAG)Constitutional & Administrative Law 
​Auditor General (powers/jurisdiction)​Government Law

​Australian Human Rights Commission - employment

​Employment & Industrial Relations
​Australian Human Rights Commission - otherCommunity Law
​Award proceedings/disputes​Employment & Industrial Relations

​​B​

​Bail​Criminal Law
​Bail securities - land​Property & Native Title
​Banking/Finance

- transactional

- advice

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​


Banking/Finance - litigationCommercial Law
​Birth certificatesChild Protection

​Bona vacantia

​Property & Native Title

Building contracts​ 

 

- transactional

litigation

​Commercial Law

C​

Care and Protection Appeals​Child Protection

​Charities incl charitable trusts

​​Community Law

​Commercial litigation​Commercial Law
​Competition - law & policy

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​

​Compulsory acquisition

​Property & Native Title

​Constitution - CommonwealthConstitutional & Administrative Law
​Constitution - StateGovernment Law
​Consumer credit​Commercial Law
​Contempt of court​Criminal Law
​Contracts - employmentEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Contracts

 

- commercial (incl IT)

litigation​

​Commercial Law
​Corporate governance

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​

​Corporatisation

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​

​Corporations 

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​

​Costs - incl costs in criminal cases, Suitors' Fund applications​Criminal Law
​Criminal appeals​Criminal Law
​Criminal offences - prosecution​Criminal Law
​Crown representation - criminal​Criminal Law
​Crown representation - inquiries​Inquiries

​D​

​Debt recovery (significant)Commercial Law
​Defamation

 

Torts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Defence - criminal​​Criminal Law
​Defence - civilTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

Defence - contract​Commercial Law
​Detention (wrongful) - civil​​Torts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Disability servicesCommunity Law
​Disciplinary proceedings​Employment & Industrial Relations
​Discrimination - employmentEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Discrimination - other​Community Law
​Dismissal (unfair/unlawful)​Employment & Industrial Relations
​Disorderley houses​Criminal Law
​DNA evidence​Inquiries

​E​

​Electoral Commissioner/Returning Officers​Government Law
​Employment (equal opportunity) - prohibited/child protection​Employment & Industrial Relations
​EquityCommunity Law

​F​

​Family Law interventionsChild Protection
​Finance

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​

​Foreign evidence (taking of)​Relevant Practice Group
​Foreign judgments (enforcement)​Relevant Practice Group
​Forensic procedures​Inquiries
​Freedom of Information/GIPAAConstitutional & Administrative Law

G​

​Gaming

Constitutional & Administrative Law

Criminal Law

​GIPAAConstitutional & Administrative Law
​Government​​Government Law
​GST​Commercial Law
Government Sector Employment Act

Government Law

Employment & Industrial Relations

​Government trading enterprisesGovernment Law
​GovernorGovernment Law
​Guardianship (adult)​Community Law

H​

​Hague Convention applications​​Child Protection
​Heritage - transactional​​Property & Native Title
​Heritage - appeals and other litigation​​​Property & Native Title
​High Risk Offender applications​Criminal Law

​I​

​ICAC - powers/jurisdiction​Government Law
​ICAC - representation before​Inquiries
​Industrial relationsEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Information Technology - contracts  
- litigation
​Commercial Law
​Infrastructure arrangements

- transactional

litigation​

​Commercial Law
​Injuries (personal)Torts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Inquests - assisting Coroner​Inquiries
​Inquests - representing interested parties

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

Employment & Industrial Relations

Inquiries

​Inquiries on conviction - Crimes (Appeal & Review) Act​Criminal Law
​Insolvency (incl bankruptcy)​Commercial Law
​Intellectual Property

- transactional

litigation​

​Commercial Law
​Intergovernmental agreements Constitutional & Administrative Law
​Intentional TortsTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​L​

​Land - compulsory acquisitions​​​Property & Native Title
​Land - tenders ​Property & Native Title
​Land - lease, mortgage, purchase, sale etc​Property & Native Title
​Land - expression of interest​Property & Native Title
Land & Environment

 

- transactional

litigation​

​​​​Property & Native Title
​Land taxCommercial Law
​Landlord & Tenant​​​​Property & Native Title
​Leases

- land

litigation​

​​​​Property & Native Title
​Licensing - child care centres

​​Administrative & Constitutional Law

​​​​Property & Native Title

​Licensing - combat sports​Employment & Industrial Relations
​Licensing - employmentEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Licensing - firearmsEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Licensing - liquor, hotels & registered clubsConstitutional & Administrative Law
​Licensing - land​Property & Native Title
​Licensing - retirement villages​Community Law
​Licensing - security industryEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Licensing - tattoo parloursEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Licensing - vocationalEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Listening devices - investigations​Inquiries
​Listening devices - public interest immunity claimsCommunity Law

​M​

​Malicious prosecutionTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Medical negligence​Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)
​Mental Health Review Tribunal (appearance before)​Criminal Law
​Misfeasance in Public OfficeTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​N​

​Native Title​Property & Native Title
​NegligenceTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​NuisanceTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​O​

​Ombudsman - powers/jurisdictionGovernment Law
​Ombudsman - representation beforeConstitutional & Administrative Law

P​

​Parens patriae and judicial review applications​Child Protection
​Parentage issues and disputesChild Protection
​Parole​Criminal Law
​Parole Board (appearance before)​Criminal Law
​Payroll taxCommercial Law
​Periodic Detention Orders​Criminal Law
​Planning & Environment

Constitutional & Administrative Law

Property & Native Title

​PrivacyConstitutional & Administrative Law
​Privatisations 

Government Law

Commercial Law

​Probity

Government Law

Commercial Law

​Professional conductEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Promotion appealsEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Property - damageTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Property - police custodyTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Prosecutions (summary, regulatory, and indictable offences)​Criminal Law
​Public finance

Government Law

​​Commercial Law​

​Public Interest ImmunityCommunity Law

​R​

​Relator actionsCommunity Law
​Restructures​Government Law
​Revenue law incl payroll tax, land tax, stamp duty and G.S.T)​​Commercial Law
​​Review of decisions/applications for enabling orders under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012​Employment Law
​Review of decision under the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1988Child Protection
​Royal Commissions - (incl assisting, jurisdiction, powers, representation before)

Government Law

Inquiries

​Royal prerogative of mercy​Criminal Law

​S​

​Search warrants​Inquiries
​Secure care ordersChild Protection​
​Securities - land​​​Property & Native Title
​Sentencing (incl sentence review)​Criminal Law
​Sheriff

 

- powers & procedures

- transactional

​​​​Property & Native Title
​Solicitors General (special committee)Constitutional & Administrative Law
​Special Commission of Inquiry (powers, representation before)

​Inquiries

Government Law

​Stamp duty​​​​​Property & Native Title
​Statutory bodies

Government Law

​​​Constitutional & Administrative Law

​Statutory interpretation

Government Law

Constitutional & Administrative Law

​Statutory powers​relevant Practice Group
​Submitting appearances​relevant Practice Group
​Subpoenas (where the Crown Solicitor not otherwise instructed in the matter)Torts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)
​Surrogacy​Child Protection
​Surveillance devices​Inquiries

T​

​Telecommunication agreements​Commercial Law
​Telecommunication investigations​Inquiries
​Tenders (incl IT)

- advice

- transactional

litigation​

​​​​​Commercial Law
​Tenders - property​​​​​​Property & Native Title
​Trade Practices (incl competition law & policy) 

- advice

- transactional

Government Law​

Commercial Law​

​​Trade Practices - litigation​Commercial Law
​Transfer of business - employment Employment & Industrial Relations
​Trespass - defending claims for damagesTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Trusts

 

- transactional

litigation​

​Commercial Law
​Trusts - charitable​Community Law​
​Trusts - for minorsChild Protection
​Trusts - superannuation and death benefitsChild Protection

U​

​Unfai​r dismissalEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Unlawful arrestTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)
​Unlawful imprisonmentTorts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)​

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies)

​Urgent medical interventionChild Protection

V​

​Vexatious litigants​​​Constitutional & Administrative Law
​Victims' Compensation​​Torts (Justice/Law Enforcement Agencies)

Torts (Service/Regulatory Agencies​)

​W​​

​Wills and Estates incl wills for minors, family provision claims and contested wills and estates)​Child Protection
​Work Health and SafetyEmployment & Industrial Relations
​Workplace Surveillance ActEmployment & Industrial Relations


 

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