Table N sets out the lump sum fees Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) will pay for a coronial inquest (civil).
|The lump sum preparation fee covers the work involved in:
(10 hours $168 per hour)
|Appearance first day||$1202||$1202|
|Appearance at second and subsequent days of hearing||$1084||$1084|
|Appearance at mention or directions hearing||$186||$186|
|Judgement on separate day||$299||$299|
*Additional preparation fees for counsel and solicitor will be assessed on a case-by- case basis in accordance with the principles applying to Payment of preparation fees to counsel and solicitor.
**Where counsel is required to prepare additional documents (e.g. submissions on evidence additional fees payable at the hourly rate may be allowed.)
Reviewed 31 December 2022