Table K(ii) sets out the fees payable by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) in an interlocutory appeal.
The fees set out in this table cover all necessary work. VLA will not pay for:
- lawyer to instruct
- conferences with counsel.
|The lump sum fee covers the work involved by the lawyer in:
|Counsel preparation including submissions||2||$610|
|Application for leave to appeal |
(If heard on a separate day to the interlocutory appeal/review of trial judge’s decision
to refuse certification.)
|Interlocutory appeal before Court of Appeal||n/a||$2124|
|Appearance fee – subsequent day(s)||n/a||$1415 per day or part day|
Appeals costs fund certificate
Counsel appearing for the accused in an interlocutory appeal relating to a State prosecution must make an application to the Court of Appeal pursuant to the if any of the following circumstances apply:
- an interlocutory appeal by the accused is successful
- the accused is a respondent to an interlocutory appeal by the prosecution
- the court reserves a question of law for determination by the Court of Appeal pursuant to s. 305 of the Act.
Additional preparation/reading fees
Reviewed 31 December 2022