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Duty lawyer fees are payable at the hourly rate outlined in the scale of fees commencing from the time of arrival at the court or the watch-house.
Rostered duty lawyers may claim travel expenses if:
Traveling expenses for distances in excess of 35 km will only be paid in special circumstances where prior approval has been obtained from Legal Aid Queensland.
Last updated 10 December 2015
If you have a general question for Legal Aid Queensland, please use the general question form or call 1300 65 11 88, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.