The Department of Justice and Community Safety is tendering the Whole of Victorian Government Legal Services Panel.

The new Panel will commence on 1 July 2023 for a fixed term of 3 years plus one option to extend for a further period of 3 years.

The current Panel contract expires 30 June 2023 for all 12 Areas of Law (AoL) under the arrangements. DJCS is seeking to appoint a panel of experienced and capable law firms through an open market tender to:

  • provide high-quality, cost-effective, fit-for-purpose legal services:

  • advice;
  • dispute resolution; and

  • representation;

in all AoL, which are as follows:

  • Construction, Infrastructure & Major Projects;

  • Administrative Law;

  • Commercial & Contracts;

  • General Litigation (the current Prosecutions AoL will be subsumed into the General Litigation AoL);

  • Employment, Industrial Relations & Equal Opportunity;

  • Public Inquiries;

  • Property;

  • Personal Injuries;

  • Planning & Environment;

  • Coronial Inquiries; 

  • Intellectual Property & Information Technology; and

  • Legal Support Services.