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High Risk Offender matters (Cth) - July 2022

High Risk Offender matters (Commonwealth Terrorism post-conviction orders) fee scale from 1 July 2022

Type of proceedingsStageWork ItemSolicitorCounsel
Supreme Court HRO proceedingsPreliminary hearingPreparation8 days $7,2006 days JC $8,284
4 days SC $8,928
Court attendance$180 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day 
Final hearingPreparation6 days $5,4005 days JC $6,925
3 days SC $6,696
Court attendance$180 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day
Variation or revocation applicationMerit investigationPreparation on Merit and drafting advice3 days $2,7003 days (JC) $4,142 or (SC) $6,696
HearingPreparation3 days $2,7002.5 days JC $3,452
2.5 days SC $5,580
Court attendance$180 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day 
Appeal to Court of Appeal or High CourtMerit investigation 3 days $2,7002 days (JC) $2,761 or (SC) $4,464
HearingPreparation4 days $3,60002.5 days JC $3,452
2.5 days SC $5,580
Court attendance$180 per hour to max 5hrs per dayPer day
Interlocutory application HearingPreparation0.5 day $4500.5 day $689 
Court attendance$180 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: 21/10/2022