Natasha Smith


LLB, GDLP (With Merit)


With over 15 years’ experience, Natasha is a highly experienced commercial lawyer, well known for her expertise and deep understanding of government commercial and procurement law.

Natasha has particular experience providing legal and probity advice on large-scale, ‘high-risk, high-value’ government procurement processes across a broad range of sectors include ICT, health and various aspects of national security.

Prior to joining FAL as a Partner, Natasha’s experience includes Special Counsel at an Australian top-tier firm where she practiced for nearly 9 years and 4 years as in-house commercial legal counsel for the Australian Government. Natasha has also spent several years working at a commercial law firm in London, UK, as well as at a local multi-disciplinary Canberra based firm.

Areas of Expertise

      • Government procurement and tendering
      • Government grant processes and grant agreements
      • Probity services
      • General commercial law
      • Corporate Governance

Professional Involvement

    • Member, Law Society of the ACT
    • Member, Women Lawyers Association of the ACT
    • Member, Australian Women Lawyers