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High Risk Offender matters (State)

Fees for HRO matters (State) for approvals made on or after 1 July 2022

Type of proceedingsStageWork itemSolicitor CounselCounsel
Supreme Court HRO proceedings
CHROA
Preliminary hearingPreparation

6 days

$5400

4 days JC
$5523
2.5 days SC
$5580
Court attendance180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours per dayPer day
Final hearingPreparation4 days
$3600
3 days JC
$4142
2 days SC
$4216
Court attendance180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours per dayPer day
Supreme Court HRO proceedings
THROA
Preliminary hearingPreparation8 days
$7200
6 days JC
$8284
4 days SC
$8928
Court attendance$180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours per dayPer day
Final hearingPreparation6 days
$5400
5 days JC
$6925
3 days SC
$6696
Court attendance$180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours per dayPer day
Variation or revocation applicationMerit investigationPreparation on Merit and drafting advice3 days
$2700
3 days
$4142 (JC) or $6696 (SC)
HearingPreparation3 days
$2700
2.5 days JC
$3452
2.5 days SC
$5580
Court attendance$180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours per dayPer day
Appeal to Court of Appeal or High CourtMerit investigation 3 days
$2700
2 days for counsel
$2761 (JC) or $4464 (SC)
HearingPreparation4 days
$3600
2.5 days JC
$3452
2.5 days SC
$5580
Court attendance$180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours per dayPer day
Interlocutory application CHROA or THROAHearingPreparation0.5 day
$450
0.5 day
$689
Court attendance$180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours per dayPer day
Emergency detention order application CHROA or THROAHearingPreparation1 day
$900
1 day JC
$1381
Court attendance$180/per hour to maximum of 5 hours 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: 01/07/2022