Megan Pitt commenced in the dual roles of CEO Legal Services Council and Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation, on 3 October 2017 for a period of five years. Prior to her appointment, Megan led the Sydney office of the Australian Government Solicitor (AGS) as its Director for over 20 years.
As a lawyer of 37 years standing, Megan has a strong background in Commonwealth litigation and legal practice management. In her former role, she was responsible for the leadership, management and business development of AGS Sydney and has worked closely with many in-house lawyers and clients across Australia.
She has been the national manager of AGS' pro-bono practice and convenor of AGS' national network of the General Counsel of Corporate Commonwealth Entities. As chair of the Australian Government Leadership Network (NSW), Megan has worked with Commonwealth agencies to provide leadership development opportunities for employees, and to link Commonwealth agencies together in NSW.