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High Risk Offender matters (Cth)

High Risk Offender matters (Commonwealth Terrorism post-conviction orders) fee scale

Type of proceedingsStageWork ItemSolicitorCounsel
Supreme Court HRO proceedingsPreliminary hearingPreparation8 days $6,8006 days JC $7,824
4 days SC $8,432
Court attendance$170 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day 
Final hearingPreparation6 days $5,1005 days JC $6,520
3 days SC $6324
Court attendance$170 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day
Variation or revocation applicationMerit investigationPreparation on Merit and drafting advice3 days $2,5503 days (JC) $3,912 or (SC) $6324
HearingPreparation3 days $2,5502.5 days JC $3,260
2.5 days SC $5,270
Court attendance$170 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day 
Appeal to Court of Appeal or High CourtMerit investigation 3 days $2,5502 days (JC) $2,608 or (SC) $4,216
HearingPreparation4 days $3,40002.5 days JC $3,260
2.5 days SC $5,270
Court attendance$170 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day
Interlocutory application HearingPreparation0.5 day $4250.5 day $652
Court attendance$170 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day 

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

Date last published: 14/03/2022