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3. District Court, Supreme Court and High Court

 Hourly rate (up to a maximum of five hours a day payable for a court or tribunal hearing)
Solicitor and non-advocate work$150
Advocate work (Solicitor Advocate or Junior Counsel)*$225
Senior Counsel$375

*Advocate rate will only be paid where it has been approved by Legal Aid NSW

Note: funding will be administered in accordance with the guidelines for administering grants of legal aid in civil law matters using the stage of matter model.

Legal practitioner fees where a costs order is made
Where a costs order is made, fees will be paid at 175% of the hourly rate but only where those costs are recovered.

Note: These fees are exclusive of GST