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Legal Services Coordination

Legal Services Coordination

Legal Services Coordination is a business centre within the Department of 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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What's new

NSW IN-HOUSE GOVERNMENT LAWYERS FORUM (Formerly known as the Legal Managers Forum)

The increased interest in the Forum has seen attendance numbers significantly grow in the last year. The success of the Forum has led to it being opened up to all lawyers and legal practitioners across NSW government. The Forum provides a great networking opportunity for lawyers and legal managers to enable sharing of information, ideas and experiences.

Details for the upcoming Forum are as follows:

Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 9:00am – 12:15pm
Venue: McKell Building, Level 4 Conference Room, 2-24 Rawson Pl, Sydney
Host: NSW Police, Office of the General Counsel
Topics:  Legal Research, Negotiations
RSVP:Please contact Legal Services Coordination to reserve your seat 

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.