Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

Table BB – Lump sum fees for Supreme Court civil cases

Table BB sets out the fees payable by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) in a Supreme Court civil case.

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

Service/proceedings Fee payable
Preparation – lawyer (up to 20 hours) $5,600
Preparation of submissions and conferences – counsel (up to 10 hours) $3,050
Appearance by counsel – first and subsequent day $2,276

Reviewed 31 December 2022