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  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements (eg. leases, licences, procurement contracts, consultancy and research agreements)
  • Document execution
  • Risk management
  • Litigation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment law
  • Intellectual property rights (eg. copyright and trade marks)
  • Privacy, confidentiality and access to information
  • Subpoenas and other court documents
  • General legal advice

We may also engage external lawyers if we do not have the expertise or resources necessary to help you with a particular matter. Under the Delegations of Authority Policy and Register, the OGC manages the engagement of external lawyers on behalf of the University. All requests to engage external lawyers must be made through the OGC.

We cannot provide personal legal advice to University staff or students. However, one of the services listed below may be able to help you:

State and Territory Law Societies also provide legal referral services to the public, to help you find a law firm that is suitable for your needs.

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Subpoenas/Summons (orders issued by a court or tribunal)

All subpoenas/summons for a person to attend court/the tribunal to give evidence or to produce documents (or both) should be addressed to and served on:

The Proper Officer
Office of General Counsel
Australian Catholic University
PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2060
(02) 9739 2679

Page last updated on 13/04/2023

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