Victoria Legal Aid Handbook for Lawyers

Table H sets out the fees payable by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) for appeals against sentence and conviction 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 set out in this table cover all necessary work. VLA will not pay additional fees for:

  • lawyer to instruct
  • conferences with counsel.

If a lawyer advocate does not practice in the circuit town, then VLA will also pay circuit fees as set out in Table NN.

Service/proceeding Hours Fee payable
Solicitor preparation 5.5 $968
Mention 1.25 $280
Daily appearance n/a $1018
Sentence n/a $335

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

Reviewed 31 December 2022