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Policies

3. Delegation Instrument

3.35. Negotiated settlement

Item

Delegated Officer

30.1

Discretion to enter into a negotiated settlement on behalf of Legal Aid NSW with respect to a debt owed to Legal Aid NSW by a client limited to negotiating settlement during representation in a court.

In negotiating a settlement in which an agreement is reached to reduce the amount the client will pay to Legal Aid NSW in full and final settlement of the debt, the officer must have regard to any relevant Treasurer’s Directions issued under s9 of the Public Finance and Audit Act.

Solicitor Grade IV Accounts Receivable

Solicitor Grade IV Inhouse Counsel Unit

30.2

Discretion to enter into a negotiated settlement on behalf of Legal Aid NSW with respect to a debt owed to it by a client.

In negotiating a settlement in which an agreement is reached to reduce the amount the client will pay to Legal Aid NSW in full and final settlement of the debt, the officer must have regard to any relevant Treasurer’s Directions issued under s9 of the Public Finance and Audit Act.

Up to $50,000

Director Finance