The University Legal Office is responsible for the provision of all legal services to ANU, directed to ensuring the University meets its strategic objectives. The Legal Office provides assurance that the way ANU proposes to act is legally defensible, within the scope of the University's powers, and that all legal risks are appropriately identified and managed.
The University Legal Office provides its services to ANU through the Executive, Administrative and Academic units. It does not provide personal legal services to members of staff or students. Students have access to a free legal service provided by ANUSA.
Legal advice or assistance, for all ANU's business, may only be provided by, or via, the University Legal Office.
To contact the University Legal Office, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 612 58489.
Contact details for all of our staff, and further details of our services, are available on the University's secure staff only site.
When providing its services the University Legal Office strives at all times to be professional, pragmatic and relevant. The legal services we provide include:
General legal advice
Advice on intellectual property issues
Drafting and negotiating research and commercial contracts
Drafting and negotiating commercial licences and leases
Interpretation of legislation
Providing precedent legal documents
Liaising with and instructing external lawyers.
Please note that external lawyers may only be engaged by ANU through the University Legal Office.
Instructions for issuing a Court Notice or Subpoena to the Australian National University.
Queries in relation to the following, non-legal matters should be directed to the area indicated, before coming to the University Legal Office: