About Smart Counsel

Smart Counsel is an application accessible on all mobile devices. It was developed by the G+T innovation team, made up of lawyers and technology specialists, and provides answers to the top questions asked by in-house counsel in a free and easy to use platform.  It covers a range of topics encountered by in-house counsel in their daily practice, including assignment, privilege, dispute resolution and contract law.  Smart Counsel is published by G&T Service Company Pty Ltd (Gilbert + Tobin).

About Gilbert + Tobin

Gilbert + Tobin is a leading independent corporate law firm and a key player in the Australian legal market.  From our Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices, we provide innovative, relevant and commercial legal solutions to major corporate and government clients across Australia and internationally, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.

With a focus on dynamic and evolving market sectors, we work on transactions and cases that define and direct the market.  Gilbert + Tobin has become the legal adviser of choice for industry leaders who value our entrepreneurial culture and determination to succeed.

Gilbert + Tobin’s reputation for expert advice extends across a broad range of areas including: banking and finance; corporate advisory – funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, tax and stamp duty; communications and technology; competition and regulation; energy and resources; intellectual property; media; litigation and dispute resolution; and real estate and projects.

Established in 1988, Gilbert + Tobin employs more than 500 professionals. We have one of the highest proportions of female partners of any major Australian law firm and are acknowledged as a pioneer in providing pro bono services.


The material contained in Smart Counsel is general information and is not intended as advice on any particular matter.  It has been created to assist in-house legal counsel with key legal questions and assumes a certain level of legal understanding.  No user should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this application.  Gilbert + Tobin expressly disclaims all and any liability to any persons whatsoever in respect of anything done in reliance, whether in whole or in part, on the material in this application.

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