Legal Services Expenditure

Statement on legal services expenditure in accordance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005

Financial Year 2015-16

This is a statement of legal services expenditure by the Federal Court of Australia, including the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT), for the financial year 2015-16, published in compliance with paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005. Expenditure is reported on an accrual accounting basis and exclusive of GST.

Summary of Legal Services Expenditure - Federal Court of Australia (incl. NNTT)
Total external legal services expenditure $120,210.94
Total value of counsel briefs$11,570.90
Total of disbursements (excl. counsel)$1420.03
Total of professional fees paid $107,220.01
Total number of counsel briefed3
Total number of male counsel briefed 1
Total number of female counsel briefed2
Total internal legal services expenditure # $0.00

Details of External Legal Services Expenditure
Total value of Counsel briefs $11,570.90
* Male counsel briefs $5570.90
* Female counsel briefs $6000.00
Disbursements (excluding Counsel) $1420.03
Total professional fees paid $107,220.01
* Allens $14,146.00
* Australian Government Solicitor $89,659.34
* Holding Redlich $3,414.67

Details of Counsel Briefs
Total number of Counsel directly briefed0
* Male counsel directly briefed0
* Female counsel directly briefed0
Total number of Counsel indirectly briefed3
* Male counsel indirectly briefed1
* Female counsel indirectly briefed2

# Relating to Legal Services Unit within the NNTT