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The OGC acts only on behalf of the University and provides legal advice and services to senior management and staff on a broad range of legal issues. Generally, we cannot provide personal legal advice to University staff or students. We oversee the University’s broader strategic activities and advise internal clients about relevant legal developments. Under the Delegations of Authority Policy and Register, the OGC also manages the engagement of external lawyers on behalf of the University. All requests to engage external lawyers must be made through the OGC.

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Level 5, Tenison Woods House
8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney NSW 2060
PO Box 968, North Sydney NSW 2059

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Diane Barker
General Counsel and Director of Governance

Dara Hacinas
Legal Operations Manager

Jack Ding
National Manager, Legal Services

Maria Stella Panopio
Executive Officer

Page last updated on 02/06/2021

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