Guy Aitken QC

Guy Aitken QC
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Chief General Counsel

Australian Government Solicitor (AGS)

Guy Aitken QC is a Commonwealth Queen’s Counsel, with over 30 years of experience at AGS. He has been AGS’s Chief General Counsel since 2014, providing the highest level strategic advice on constitutional law and public sector management and accountability issues.

  • Has appeared in the High Court including in such landmark cases as the Australian Education Union case, Pape and Williams (No. 2).
  • Co-author of Sawer’s The Australian Constitution (3rd ed).
  • Recognised in the 2010 Legal Department Benchmarking report, Australia’s best lawyers as judged by their clients.

Guy Aitken QC

LLB (Hons) '84
Years at ANU
1979 to 1984

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