​Legal Induction Booklet for Panel Firm Lawyers

The Legal Induction Booklet for Panel Firm Lawyers [PDF 514 KB] provides an overview of government legislation, policies and guidelines which panel firms need to be aware of when acting on behalf of a government department or agency.

All panel firm lawyers should familiarise themselves with the content of this Booklet specifically in relation to compliance with the the following whole of government policies:

  • The Model Litigant Policy and Guiding principles for responding to child sexual abuse claims
  • Equitable Briefing Policy
  • Briefing of Senior Counsel
  • Attorney General's rates for legal representation
  • Litigation between government agencies; and 
  • Core legal work guidelines.

Further information can also be found in 'Information for Government Agencies'.