These fees apply to all Administrative Appeals Tribunal war veterans' cases.
The lump sum fee will only be payable when the stage is substantially completed. In the event that the stage is not substantially completed an itemised bill calculated at 64 per cent of the Federal Court Scale, but not exceeding the lump sum, should be submitted.
An extension of assistance is required where the matter proceeds to Stage 2.
The fees in this table are calculated at an hourly rate of $252. The hours are included in the table to show the calculation of the lump sum fee.
No provision is made in the table for solicitor instructing. In the event that a solicitor appears as counsel the fee payable shall be the fee otherwise payable to counsel.
|Stage 1: professional costs, up to and including second preliminary conference||18||$4536|
|Stage 2: professional costs for preparation||7||$1764|
|Counsel’s fees: conference||n/a||$275|
|Counsel’s fees: appearance at hearing||n/a||$2144|
|Mediation: appearance at mediation||4||$1008|
Where a stage is completed on or after the date on which a limit changed, the limit shall be the applicable limit at date of completion of the grant.
Reviewed 31 December 2022