Legal Services Expenditure

Statement on legal services expenditure in accordance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017

Financial Year 2016-17

This is a statement of legal services expenditure by the Federal Court of Australia, including the Family Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Corporate Services and National Native Title Tribunal, for the financial year 2016-17, published in compliance with paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017. Expenditure is reported on an accrual accounting basis and exclusive of GST.

Summary of Legal Services Expenditure - Federal Court of Australia (the "Entity")

All figures exclusive of GST

Totals  
Total (External + Internal) Expenditure $155,159.94
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure $0.00
Total External Legal Services Expenditure $155,159.94
Summary of External Legal Services Expenditure  
Total value of briefs to Counsel $11,770.06
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) $5,701.90
Total value of professional fees paid $137,687.44
Total External Legal Services Expenditure $155,159.94
Counsel  
Number of direct briefs to male counsel 1
Number of direct briefs to female counsel 1
Total number of direct briefs to counsel 2
Number of indirect briefs to male counsel 0
Number of indirect briefs to female counsel 1
Total number of indirect briefs to counsel 1
Total value of direct briefs to male counsel $3,087.27
Total value of direct briefs to female counsel $7,606.06
Total value of direct briefs to Counsel $10,693.33
Total value of indirect briefs to male counsel $0.00
Total value of indirect briefs to female counsel $1,077.27
Total value of indirect briefs to Counsel $1,077.27
Professional fees  
Ashurst $0.00
Australian Government Solicitor $119,066.90
Phillip Boulten SC $0.00
Giddy & Crittenden Solicitors $0.00
Reliable Legal Precedents $0.00
McCartney Young Lawyers $0.00
Clayton Utz $1,390.00
HWL Ebsworth $0.00
Corrina Marie Novak $0.00
Jeremy Kirk SC $0.00
Benjamin K Lim $0.00
Mills Oakley Lawers $2,724.00
Robert Yezerski $0.00
Hallett Legal $1,948.74
Other government legal service providers  
Office of Parliamentary Counsel $0.00
Other non-LSMUL firms  
Rice Warner $0.00
Work Dynamic $11,992.50
Law In Order $565.30
Total value of professional fees paid $137,687.44