Criminal Law Matters in Magistrates’ or Children’s Court

Item Scale (includes G.S.T)

Nature of service providedItem charged perCost per Item
Drafting Documents (other than letters)Folio$29.72
Producing Documents in printed form (other than letters)Folio$11.29
Drafting and producing letters Folio$28.71
Sending facsimile and email transmissionsFirst Page
Subs. Pages
$11.81
$ 4.05
Receiving facsimile and email transmissionsFirst Page
Subs. Pages
$11.81
$ 2.02
Reading documents received by any sourceFolio $11.29
Scanning of documents (where detailed reading is not necessary)Folio $5.84
Photocopying or other reproduction of documentsPage$2.02
Time reasonably spent by a lawyer on legal work requiring the skill and attention of a lawyer (except work to which any other item in this table applies)Hour
15 minutes
$337.95
$ 84.48
Time reasonably spent by a lawyer or clerk of a lawyer on work (except work to which any other item in this table applies)Hour
15 minutes
$182.43
$ 45.60
Attending client or witness in prison cellsHour$326.26
Attending Court for mention, special mention, adjournment applicationLump sum$457.38
Arranging for adjournment and extension of bail without need for Court appearance by lawyerLump sum$228.69
Attending Court for plea hearing (where matter is resolved with only one Court appearance & includes all other attendances with client, police and Court house)Lump sum$1,320.00
Attending Court for contest mention hearingLump sum$914.76
Attending Court form final contest hearing Half day$1,079.92
Attending Court for sentence (if on different day to plea, contest mention or contested hearing)Lump sum$456.50
Attending Court for diversion hearingLump sum$457.38
Attending upon Registrar to arrange and file appeal documentsLump sum$228.69
Attending Court upon bail application Lump sum$1,016.40
Attending Court upon interpleader summons, confiscation or forfeiture application or miscellaneous application lasting no longer than one half dayLump sum$1,118.04