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Legal services multi-use list and service providers

This page contains information for legal services providers.

Most Australian Government agencies are required to obtain their external domestic legal services from legal services providers on the multi-use list unless the agency has been granted an exemption.

Additional legal services providers are appointed to the Legal Services Multi-Use List on a rolling basis.

Applications for inclusion on the list may be submitted to the Office of Legal Services Coordination at any time. Details on how to submit an application can be found in the Conditions for Participation and Guidance Material for applicants below.

Applications will generally be assessed within sixty days of receipt, assessment times may be longer between 1 December and 31 January.

Applications for inclusion on the list

The application documents are available below. They are split into three parts:

Part one:

Part two:

Part three:

The department has issued three addenda to clarify aspects of the list application for inclusion documentation.

Addendum 3 incorporates the relevant clarifications and amendments from addendum number 1 and addendum number 2:

The process for applying for inclusion on the list is set out in the Conditions for Participation and Guidance Material for Applicants document.

Once we receive both the electronic application and the hard copies of the list deeds, applicants will receive an electronic lodgement receipt.

Service providers that are included on the LSMUL in one or more categories of legal work and wish to be added to an additional category or categories of legal services should use the Application for Inclusion on Additional Categories form. There is no requirement to provide a new signed deed as part of this application, as the existing deed will continue to apply.

Please direct any questions to the Deed Manager by email to lsmul@ag.gov.au.