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Legal Services Coordination

Legal Services Coordination is a business centre within the Department of Attorney General and Justice that is responsible for leading the development and promoting the implementation, of legal services policy across the NSW public sector.

Legal Services Coordination aims to foster excellence and best practice legal services and facilitate whole of government collaboration. Legal Services Coordination has a critical role in working with agencies to maintain high quality and value for money legal services for the NSW government.

Legal Services Coordination assists NSW Government agencies to obtain cost effective and appropriate legal services by providing:

  • Guidelines, policies and best practice standards for legal services

  • Assistance to agencies who want to review or outsource their legal services

  • Coordinating the Legal Manager's Forum

  • Information on legal education and training.


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This is an important networking event for NSW government legal managers to enable sharing of information, ideas and experiences.
Details for the first of 3 forums for 2014 are:

Time: 9.00am - 12.00pm
Date: Friday 9 May 2014
Venue: Department of Finance and Services, McKell Building, 2-24 Rawson Place, Sydney
Host: Ministry of Health


If you are a legal manager and would like to attend this event, please contact Legal Services Coordination at


Informed Purchaser Training

Informed Purchaser Training is available for NSW Government departments and agencies. If your department or agency is interested in this training, please contact Legal Services Coordination via The training is based on the modules in the Informed Purchaser Training package, which is available  by clicking here. Alternatively, the package can be accessed via the 'Information for Government Agencies' part of this site. For the interim, the training package is provided in PDF format.