Government.

Griffin Legal has extensive capability in advising Government with a passion for providing high quality legal services to both Commonwealth Government and State/Territory Governments. We are proud to be an approved supplier appointed to many Commonwealth and ACT Government panels, some of which include:

Griffin Legal has extensive capability in advising Government with a passion for providing high quality legal services to both Commonwealth Government and State/Territory Governments. We are proud to be an approved supplier appointed to many Commonwealth and ACT Government panels, some of which include:

  • Whole of Australian Government Legal Services Panel
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics Privacy Panel
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Probity Services Panel
  • Sports Integrity Australia Investigations Panel
  • ACT Government Legal Services Panel
  • ACT Public Trustee and Guardian
  • Conveyancing Services for Suburban Land Agency
  • Registered Secure Local Jobs Auditors, appointed by ACT Government
  • Whole of Australian Government Legal Services Panel
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics Privacy Panel
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Probity Services Panel
  • Sports Integrity Australia Investigations Panel
  • ACT Government Legal Services Panel
  • ACT Public Trustee and Guardian
  • Conveyancing Services for Suburban Land Agency
  • Registered Secure Local Jobs Auditors, appointed by ACT Government

Our services include

Privacy

  • Privacy impact assessments, privacy threshold assessments
  • Complex privacy advice
  • Privacy policy reviews
  • Information flow assessments, including analysis and preparation of diagrams and notices

Governance & Probity

  • Probity advisory and probity audit
  • Advising on governance and management frameworks
  • Advising on corporate governance structures, including for government boards
  • Investigations and reviews

Procurement & Tendering

  • Drafting and preparing approach to market documentation
  • Advising on multi-staged procurement processes
  • Preparing and negotiating on contractual terms with preferred suppliers
  • Implementing policies and process compliant with procurement legislation

General Contract Law

  • Preparing and reviewing contracts
  • Advising on the application of various legislation to commercial contracts
  • Preparing and advising on grant applications
  • Advising on and preparing Memorandum of Understandings and service contracts

IP & ICT

  • Intellectual property advice – including trade marks, copyright and licensing
  • Information and communications technology advice – including review of ICT systems procurements
  • Preparing software licensing and assignment agreements
  • Negotiating international contracts on ICT solutions
  • Resolving disputes as to ownership of IP in ICT

Property

  • Land release programs
  • Conveyancing
  • Complex property advice and transactions
  • Leasing and licensing
 

Employment

  • Employment and industrial relations advice
  • Enterprise agreement preparation and advisory
  • Work health and safety advice
  • Workplace investigations

Administrative Law

  • Statutory interpretation
  • Advising on policy and procedure compliance reviews
  • Policy development and analysis
  • Advising on legislative changes and government policy

Insurance

  • Advising on public liability claims
  • Advising on coverage of insurance policies for litigation
  • Preparing and advising on deeds of indemnity
  • Preparing equity insurance trust agreements

Secondment arrangements.

Griffin Legal personnel are routinely engaged by Government Departments under both short-term and long-term secondment arrangements. Our seconded staff have provided specialised advice while embedded in Commonwealth Government Departments in the following practice areas:

  • Privacy and data security
  • Data governance
  • Corporate commercial law
  • Procurement and tendering
  • Legal support services
  • Administrative law
  • Litigation services

Secondment arrangements.

Griffin Legal personnel are routinely engaged by Government Departments under both short-term and long-term secondment arrangements. Our seconded staff have provided specialised advice while embedded in Commonwealth Government Departments in the following practice areas:

  • Privacy and data security
  • Data governance
  • Corporate commercial law
  • Procurement and tendering
  • Legal support services
  • Administrative law
  • Litigation services
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