Issues papers

Interest in the Secretary's Review of Commonwealth Legal Services is expected to come from a broad and diverse stakeholder base.

As part of the review consultation process, two issues papers were released for comment.


Issues Paper Two

Issues Paper Two was released on 5 February 2016 and was open for submissions until 14 March 2016.​

Issues Paper Two sought submissions on models for the provision of Commonwealth legal services, the role and structure of in-house legal services, and coordination and collaboration.

Issues Paper One

Issues Paper One was released on 10 November 2015 and was open for submissions until 11 December 2015.

Issues Paper One sought submissions on overarching issues of relevance to the review, the role of external legal services providers in the Commonwealth legal services market and options for improving procurement of external legal services.