Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

Table C sets out the standard rate fees payable by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) in bail applications in the County Court.

These fees are effective from 1 January this year. For fees payable prior to this see Archived versions of the Handbook.

The fees contained in this fee schedule are lump sum fees and are GST inclusive.

Service/proceeding Fee payable
The lump sum preparation fee covers the work involved in:
  • obtaining instructions
  • preparing the case
  • proofing witnesses.
Appearance fee $907
Mention/adjournment fee $280

Practitioners can claim these fees using ATLAS ==REPACE TEXT HERE== or submitting a tax invoice.

Circuit fees

Except where counsel or solicitor advocate practices in the circuit town or a surrounding township, circuit fees in accordance with Table NN are payable.

Reviewed 31 December 2022