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  • 11
    Apr
    2012

    The Edge - April 2012

    Please click here to access volume 4 of the VGSO Workplace Relations & Regulatory Compliance newsletter 'The Edge'. 
  • 11
    Apr
    2012

    VGSO April Case Summary: New South Wales v Zreika

    Please click here to access the VGSO April Case Summary: New South Wales v Zreika.For further information or legal advice on any issues raised in this Case Summary please contact Stephen Lee, Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor, Litigation and Dispute Resolution03 8684 0410.Kind regardsThe Marketing team
  • 28
    Mar
    2012

    Trainees Raise the Bar at VGSO

    Eight trainees have joined the Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) as part of its 2012 Traineeship programme. As in previous years, the programme attracted candidates of an extremely high calibre. Read their full story here.
  • 19
    Mar
    2012

    The Brief - March Podcast

    Please find our latest podcast on the implications of social media for the VPS. Our seminar on 29 March will also examine recent cases and give a status update on this fast evolving topic.
  • 09
    Mar
    2012

    February Seminar Slides and Audio Recording

    Please find attached the audio and slides from our February seminar 'Ethics- Client Privilege as it affects Government'.Audio Recording (MP3 File - 19mb)Slides (PPT File - 648kb)  
  • 06
    Mar
    2012

    VGSO Lawyer in Comedy Debate!

    Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor, Police Branch, Shaun Le Grand will be debating the merits of large v small firms in the Law Institute of Victoria's  annual comedy debate on 16 April.Moderated by Justice Betty King of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Shaun will be extolling the virtues of government legal service. His fellow debaters include representatives from  private law firms and the Victorian Bar. The debate will be held at The Athenaeum Theatre and $1 from each ticket sold will be donated to the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre. For further details, click here
  • 28
    Feb
    2012

    Case Summary - February 2012

    Please find attached the VGSO February Case Summary The Queen v Slaveski.For further information or legal advice on any issues raised, in this Case Summary please contact Stephen Lee, Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor, Litigation and Dispute Resolution03 8684 0410.Kind regardsThe Marketing team
  • 28
    Feb
    2012

    The Brief - Subordinate Instruments

    Welcome to The Brief, the VGSO podcast.This month we look at Subordinate Instruments. The VGSO will also be hosting a workshop on this complex area of law on 20 March and you can register via the events section on the VGSO website.You can access the podcast by clinking on the link here.Kind regardsThe Marketing team
  • 24
    Jan
    2012

    NATIONAL PHONE WARNING SYSTEM UPGRADE PROCUREMENT

    The VGSO has played a major role in the national phone warning system procurement, a first for Australia. Please click here to read the media release.
  • 10
    Jan
    2012

    Case Summary - Roads Corporation v Pearse

    In a recent decision, Bell J of the Supreme Court of Victoria held that, in defending an adverse possession claim, the Roads Corporation was entitled to rely on the immunity of the Crown specified in s 7 of the Limitations of Actions Act 1958 (Vic).

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