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Fee scales in various jurisdictions

Fee scales in various jurisdictions

  Description Fee

Court of Appeal

Investigate merit of appeal against sentence where not trial solicitor 840.00
Investigate merit of appeal against conviction and sentence (if appropriate) where not trial solicitor 1260.00
Application for leave to appeal sentence including leave hearing before a single judge 1260.00
Application for leave to appeal conviction and sentence (if appropriate) including leave hearing before a single judge 2100.00
Attendance at hearing of appeal against sentence 1750.00
Attendance at hearing of appeal against conviction and sentence (if appropriate) 2380.00
Application for extension of time for leave to appeal 280.00
Attending on reserved decision including section 20 application 115.00

Other appellate or review jurisdiction

Application for orders on appeal from an order or sentence of a magistrate 1515.00
Appeal to single judge (civil) 490.00 - 980.00
Appeal to president of Children's Court from magistrate or justice 950.00
Attending on reserved decision 115.00

Supreme Court - Criminal jurisdiction

Plea of guilty without a prior trial including mentions, advice relating to plea, preparation and presentation of plea 1510.00
Appearing to take sentence including address on pre-sentencing report 115.00
Appearing to obtain remands 115.00
Trial
- Mentions 555.00
- Getting up 2240.00
- First day 1,750.00
TOTAL 4545.00
- Second and subsequent days 1,400.00
Preparation and attendance at mediation 280.00
Application for bail to Supreme Court judge from inferior jurisdiction 420.00
Application as to venue, jurisdiction or other preliminary issue 350.00
Viewing or listening to video or sound tapes per hour relating to the proceedings 110.00

District Court - Criminal jurisdiction and Children's Court where constituted by president

Plea of guilty in the District Court including mentions, advice relating to plea and all necessary preparation and presentation of plea 1440.00
Plea of guilty in the Children's Court before the President including mentions, advice relating to plea and all necessary preparation and presentation of plea 1280.00
Appearing to take sentence including address and a pre-sentence report or application for bail 115.00
Appearing to take remand, including bail application 115.00
District Court Trial
- Mentions 550.00
- Getting up 1,540.00
- First day 1400.00
TOTAL 3495.00
- Second and subsequent days 1120.00
Children's Court (President) Trial
- Mentions 275.00
- Getting up 1540.00
- First day 1400.00
TOTAL 3215.00
Second and subsequent days 1120.00
Viewing or listening to video or sound tapes per hour relating to the proceedings 110.00

Magistrates Court And Children's Courts

Plea of guilty including all mentions, advice relating to plea, and all necessary preparation and presentation of plea 790.00
Attending on reserved decision or to take sentence  105.00

Appearing to take remand including bail application

Mention

90.00

80.00

Defended cases, whether or not indictable cases triable summarily, including an address in mitigation following conviction
- Mentions 240.00
- Getting up 910.00
- First day 385.00
TOTAL 1535.00
Restraining Order matters
Application for restraining order including all necessary preparation 700.00
Defended restraining order hearing including all necessary preparation 1120.00

Application for variation of order including necessary preparation

Mention

420.00

80.00

Protection and Care matters
Advice, investigations, negotiations and representation for protection and care proceedings 840.00
Advice and representation for protection and care proceedings up to and including pre hearing conference 560.00
Representation from pre hearing conference to eve of trial 1120.00
Days of trial 980.00

 

Last reviewed: 18/05/2012

Last modified: 19/05/2016 12:37 PM

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