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Lawyers for local government

KelledyJones Lawyers

KelledyJones Lawyers
Different for Good Reason

KelledyJones is unique in South Australia. We provide dedicated legal, strategic and business support exclusively to South Australian councils, public authorities and not-for profits.

Our people, our passion and our practical advice set us apart. Our specialist lawyers deliver the depth and knowledge of a large firm, with the efficiency and responsiveness of a smaller firm.

We’ve set out in our Undertaking that we will not act against or contrary to the interests of any council.

Explore our website to find out what makes us leaders in our field. Or call and speak with us directly. We’re a friendly bunch, and we’re here to help.


Upcoming Workshops and Seminars:


KelledyJones Lawyers’ Elections Breakfast 2018

Whether you are a first-time candidate, a long-standing councillor or council employee, the KelledyJones Lawyers Local Government Elections Breakfast will give you valuable insight into the framework and parameters that apply to the 2018 elections process.

Click here for more information.

Planning Reform Seminar Series – CEO and Leaders’ Forum

KelledyJones Lawyers together with Development Answers are hosting another seminar in our acclaimed Planning Reform Seminar Series – a CEO and Leaders’ Forum. This forum is designed to provide CEO’s, General Managers and Directors of a high-level overview of the PDI Act and its resourcing and budgeting implications both now and in the future.  The timing of this seminar is after the State election so the impact of the election result on the implementation of the PDI Act can be considered.

WH&S Mock Trial & Contractor Awareness Seminar

KelledyJones Lawyers present a fun , interactive session for Council contractors to gain awareness of their obligations, centered on the drama played out in a WH&S prosecution.

The seminar will run for 2.5 hours  and will include a mock trial and role play of a workplace prosecution in a court environment.

Report Writing Workshops

KelledyJones Lawyers are pleased to offer a Report Writing Workshop for Administrative staff at all levels, incorporating the application of the confidentiality provisions under sections 90 and 91 of the Local Government Act 1999.

The workshop will run for 3 hours (with a short break) and will include practical exercises regarding report writing and drafting confidentiality orders. The workshop will provide attendees with a clear understanding of the principles of good decision making and the importance of good report writing.