Local Government

By: Wallmans Lawyers  08-May-2012
Keywords: Legal Services

The expertise of our Local Government team embraces all matters that affect councils strategically, functionally and operationally, including governance and risk management, strategic political and policy advice, judicial review, contract issues, statutory interpretation, administrative law, major projects, and the establishment of subsidiaries, associations and joint ventures. 

We also prepare and deliver workshops, briefings and seminars for all councils, council subsidiaries and industry bodies such as the Local Government Association, Local Government Managers Australia, the Local Government Financial Managers Group and the Institute of Rating Administrators.

Local Government Services

  • Community land and roads
  • Conflict of interest and fiduciary duties
  • Employment agreements and contracts
  • Freedom of information
  • Liability and risk management
  • Local government elections
  • Meeting procedures and codes
  • National Competition Policy and the COAG Reform Agenda
  • Ombudsman issues
  • Probity in public office
  • Prosecutions / expiation and litigation
  • Prudential reporting
  • Public and environmental health
  • Public / private partnership ventures
  • Rating and valuation of land
  • Statutory compliance
  • Statutory interpretation
  • Supported residential facilities
  • Tendering and contracts

Keywords: Legal Services

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