Table X – Lump sum fees for infringements cases

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) will pay a lump sum fee in an Infringements case, in accordance with Table X.

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

Note – VLA will not pay additional fees:

  • if the lawyer briefs counsel or a lawyer advocate
  • for consolidation of infringements.
Service/proceedingsFee payable

Preparation, including the work involved in:

  • taking instructions
  • transferring the case to the special circumstances list (if appropriate)
  • preparing and reading documents.
Urgent matter: preparation (see table note below)$236
Urgent matter: appearance (see table note below)$412
If assisted person requests adjournment of case, but only if VLA approves adjournment in advance$272

Table note: If request for legal assistance is made no earlier than the day immediately before the substantive hearing.