Australian Administrative Law

Practice area: Administrative Law

Jurisdiction: Commonwealth

Description: Authored by Lex Holcombe, who has previously been named in The Australian Financial Review’s “Best Lawyers” lists under the categories Government Practice and Public Law. He was a partner at HWL Ebsworth Lawyers from 2011-2020 and DLA Philips Fox from 2005-2011. He has particular expertise in government law, especially regulatory frameworks, statutory interpretation, administrative law, governance, freedom of information and privacy, and the Commonwealth government financial framework.

Australian Administrative Law is relevant to legal professionals seeking to understand the operation of the Commonwealth administrative review system. Consists of commentary on administrative law in the Cth / Federal jurisdiction, as well as relevant legislation. Updates to commentary occur around 3-5 times a year and whenever there are legislative amendments to legislation. The majority of commentary in this publication resides under the heading “The Commonwealth Administrative Review System” — which consists of more than 1000 pages in the print version of this work, and is broken up into eight chapters: (1)The Commonwealth Administrative Review System: Introduction; (2) Administrative Appeals Tribunal; (3) Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977; (4) Judicial Review: Other Remedies; (5) Commonwealth Ombudsman; (6) Administrative Review Council; (7) Freedom of Information; (8) Privacy.

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Publication category Analytical subscription service – annual
Formats available Formats availableOnline, digital via Lexis Red, hardcopy looseleaf
Key content Key contentCommentary and Legislation

AuthorsLex Holcombe

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