Local Government Law WA

CS Legal has extensive experience in Local Government law, working closely with metropolitan and regional local councils and shires to provide legal services and advice.

We understand the unique issues and challenges facing Local Government. Our lawyers have a comprehensive understanding of the Local Government Act 1995 (WA) and other relevant legislation that affects public authorities.

As a current WALGA panel member we have worked with over 30 local governments in Western Australia in the past five years.

Our expertise in Local Government law includes:

  • Debt management & recovery
  • Property law
  • Leases
  • Sales of land
  • Acquisitions
  • Negligence
  • Wills and estates
  • Adverse possession
  • Repossession of real property

We have the experience and proven track record to ensure we can provide high quality and cost effective legal assistance and advice to local governments.

We are proudly a WALGA preferred supplier.



Level 6, 218 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Ph: 08 9476 4499


Unit 8, 80 Grand Boulevard
Joondalup WA 6027
Ph: 08 9301 4422
Fax: 08 9301 1000


Suite 7, Level 2, 17 Stirling Street
Bunbury WA 6230
Ph: 08 9721 2022
Fax: 08 9792 5059

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