Hall & Wilcox appointed to Whole of Australian Government Legal Services Panel


Hall & Wilcox is pleased to announce its appointment to the Whole of Australian Government Legal Services Panel (WoAG Panel), which commenced 1 July 2024.

The firm was appointed to all five areas of law it tendered for:

  1. Workplace, Industrial Relations and Compensation
  2. Public Law
  3. Corporate and Commercial (General)
  4. Corporate and Commercial (Specialist)
  5. Property and Environment

Chief Executive Partner, Graydon Dowd, conveyed his enthusiasm at the outcome, saying, ‘This is an exciting time for Hall & Wilcox as we deepen our engagement with government. We’re dedicated to leveraging our expertise to partner with Commonwealth departments and agencies navigating complex legal challenges and supporting the delivery of objectives in the public interest.

‘We value the privilege of serving the government and have demonstrated our commitment over the past decade through strategic investments in our government practice. The Hall & Wilcox team proudly offers a fresh perspective and leading expertise to all levels of government.’

Hall & Wilcox’s Public Sector Leader, Kathryn Howard, commented, ‘The firm’s broad appointment to all five panel areas it tendered for recognises our deep, nationwide expertise in advising government clients, and our commitment to harnessing that expertise in the service of the public sector.

‘This milestone marks significant growth for the Hall & Wilcox government practice, expanding its service offering to Commonwealth agencies. It also acknowledges our commitment to genuinely partnering with government to find solutions, using our Smarter Law approach. This is what sets us apart.’

Hall & Wilcox is a leading independent law firm. We have 1200 people, including 145 partners, working across eight offices. We build partnerships with and service corporate, public sector and private clients, both Australian-based and international. 


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