Table T sets out counsel’s fees in Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act matters payable by Victoria Legal Aid (VLA).
These fees are effective from 1 January this year. For fees payable prior to this see Archived versions of the Handbook.
|County Court||Appearance and conference||$662|
|Supreme Court||Appearance and conference||$1259|
These fees may be increased in matters involving application for:
- a revocation of a supervision order
- an order for review
- a major review.
|Service/proceeding||County Court |
|Fee payable||Supreme Court |
($176 per hour)
($280 per hour)
|Appearance fee - first day |
|Appearance fee - subsequent day (s)||n/a||$1283||n/a||$2056|
|Instructing - per hour |
(up to a maximum of 5 hours per day)
Payment of fees
The assigned lawyer is responsible for lodging and submitting counsel's accounts for payment and should ensure that all accounts are settled before closing and finalising the file and the grant.
Reviewed 28 April 2023