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Legal Services Expenditure Report 2013–14

All figures should be exclusive of GST

Totals

  • Total (External + Internal) Expenditure: $468,516.79
    • Total External Legal Services Expenditure: $79,928.28
    • Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure: $388,588.51

Summary of External Legal Services Expenditure

  • Total External Legal Services Expenditure: $79,928.28
    • Total value of briefs to Counsel: $4,542.72
    • Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel): 3,747.49
    • Total value of professional fees paid: $71,638.07

Counsel

  • Total number of direct briefs to counsel: 1
    • Number of direct briefs to male counsel: 1
    • Number of direct briefs to female counsel: 0
  • Total number of indirect briefs to counsel: 0
    • Number of indirect briefs to male counsel: 0
    • Number of indirect briefs to female counsel: 0
  • Total number of briefs to counsel: 1
    • Total number of briefs to male counsel: 1
    • Total number of briefs to female counsel: 0
  • Total value of direct briefs to counsel: $4,542.72
    • Total value of direct briefs to male counsel: $4,542.72
    • Total value of indirect briefs to female counsel: -
  • Total value of indirect briefs to counsel: 0
    • Total value of indirect briefs to male counsel: 0
    • Total value of indirect briefs to female counsel: 0
  • Total value of briefs to counsel: $4,542.72
    • Total value of briefs to male counsel: 0
    • Total value of briefs to female counsel: 0

Professional Fees

  • Australian Government Solicitor: $40,823.64
  • HWL Ebsworth Lawyers: $6,157.50
  • Other government legal service providers
    • Office of Parliamentary Counsel: $24,656.93

Total value of professional fees paid: $71,638.07

Commentary

Total cost recovered: $9,090.91