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Australian Government Solicitor: Firm Presentation

Want to work for Australia's leading provider of legal services to government? 

Do you want a dynamic career in law, with an unparalleled chance to work on High Court cases?

Would you like to be part of a national clerkship or graduate program that exposes you to stimulating work from the beginning?

Interested in finding out more about The AGS Winter Clerkship Program?

Then make sure you come along to the Australian Government Solicitors' firm presentation and hear more about the type of challenging work that you can expect to be immersed in and how to apply!

Speakers at the presentation will include:

Jancis Cunliffe is a lawyer in AGS Dispute Resolution. She joined AGS in 2013, having previously been a graduate at DLA Piper in Canberra and the associate to a Federal Court judge in Brisbane. Since joining AGS, she has worked predominantly on the Commonwealth’s defence of Philip Morris Asia’s claim under the Australia-Hong Kong bilateral investment treaty in relation to tobacco plain packaging, and has also worked on a number of other matters including assisting with a case study hearing as part of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. She is a graduate of the Australian National University.

Ramya Krishnan is a lawyer in the General Administrative Law team within AGS Dispute Resolution. She joined the AGS national graduate program in 2014, after having worked as a tipstaff to a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and paralegal at Gilbert + Tobin. Since joining AGS, she has worked on a variety of merits and judicial review matters, appeared regularly as solicitor advocate in the Federal Circuit Court and Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and assisted with several constitutional law matters in the High Court. She is a graduate of the University of Sydney.

Matthew Varley is a lawyer in the Law Enforcement team within AGS Dispute Resolution. He joined the AGS national graduate program in 2013, after working as tipstaff to a judge of the New South Wales Court of Appeal. In his time at AGS, he has worked on merits and judicial review matters and taken carriage of an appeal to the Full Federal Court. He has also been outposted from AGS to a law enforcement agency as an in-house lawyer, and also to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse as Corporate Counsel. He is a graduate of the University of Sydney.

For any interested students, AGS graduate applications close on the 17th of April and further information can be found here:
http://www.ags.gov.au/