International and National Security Law

International and national security law encompasses a broad area of national and international law including:

  • Human rights lawInternational and National Security Law
  • Espionage
  • Foreign influence and interference
  • Treachery and sabotage
  • Sanctions
  • Nation state cyber attacks
  • Counter-terrorism measures relating to control orders
  • Preventative detention orders
  • Pre-charge detention
  • Post-sentencing detention
  • Surveillance and telecommunications interception
  • Data retention
  • Terrorist financing, foreign incursions
  • Terrorist organisations
  • Travel documents and citizenship


The Department of Home Affairs, Australia’s version of the United Kingdom’s Home Office or the United States Department of Homeland Security plays a key role in the implementation of Australia’s national and international security obligations bringing together the following agencies:

  • Australian Border Force (ABF)
  • Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC)
  • Australian Federal Police (AFP)
  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC)
  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)

These agencies have been provided with significant powers necessary to carry out their national security functions


Review our Submissions on the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017


How can Nyman Gibson Miralis assist you?

Nyman Gibson Miralis advises and represents individuals and corporations dealing with international and national security investigations and probes, interviews, administrative decisions and related court proceedings.

If you require assistance, contact one of our Sydney criminal lawyers.