All figures should be exclusive of GST and rounded to the nearest dollar

Summary totals

TypeAmount
Total (External + Internal) Expenditure $1,541,649.59
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure $826,944.22
Total External Legal Services Expenditure $714,705.37

Senior Counsel

Equitable briefing policy: ‘senior’ means a barrister of 10+ years experience at the Bar or a Queen’s/Senior Counsel. For 2018-19 reports, include 2009 barristers.

Number of briefs - direct and indirect briefs
TypeNumber
Total number of direct briefs to male senior counsel 0
Total number of direct briefs to female senior counsel 1
Total number of indirect briefs to male senior counsel 0
Total number of indirect briefs to female senior counsel 0
Value of briefs - direct and indirect briefs
TypeAmount
Total value of direct briefs to male senior counsel $-
Total value of direct briefs to female senior counsel $-
Total value of indirect briefs to male senior counsel $-
Total value of indirect briefs to female senior counsel $6,890.00

Junior Counsel

Number of briefs - direct and indirect briefs
TypeNumber
Total number of direct briefs to male junior counsel 4
Total number of direct briefs to female junior counsel 1
Total number of indirect briefs to male junior counsel 0
Total number of indirect briefs to female junior counsel 0
Value of briefs - direct and indirect briefs
TypeAmount
Total value of direct briefs to male junior counsel $37,196.92
Total value of direct briefs to female junior counsel $13,992.12
Total value of indirect briefs to male junior counsel $-
Total value of indirect briefs to female junior counsel $-
Total value of briefs to all counsel $58,079.04

Panel Fee

TypeAmount
Legal Services Panel Fee (2017-18) $-

Disbursements

TypeAmount
Total Disbursements $79,280.31

Professional Fees

RecipientAmount
Ashurst $32,184.64
Australian Government Solicitor $235,559.36
HWL Ebsworth Lawyers $104,552.75
Other: WEBB HENDERSON $14,559.27
Other: Holding Redlich Lawyers and Consultants - Brisbane and Holding Redlich Partnership $189,880.00
Office of Parliamentary Counsel $610.00
Total value of professional fees paid $577,346.02

Summary totals

TypeAmount
T1 Total Legal Services Expenditure (External + Internal) $1,541,649.59
T2 Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure $826,944.22
T3 Total External Legal Services Expenditure $714,705.37
T4 Total value of briefs to Counsel $58,079.04
T5 Total value of briefs to Male Counsel $37,196.92
T6 Total value of briefs to Female Counsel $20,882.12
T7 Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) $79,280.31
T8 Total value of professional fees paid $577,346.02
Total number of briefs to counsel 6

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