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Clause Code : CG

District Court examine depositions, conference and negotiation.

Clause type: Approval

Solicitor clause wording

Represent client in the District Court to examine depositions, take statements, and negotiate with Director of Prosecutions. If client instructs to enter a plea of guilty, the fee for a plea of guilty only will be paid. The maximum costs payable on this grant are limited in accordance with the attached proforma invoices (including agent's fees). If client instructs to proceed to trial, please seek an extension of aid and confirm written instructions have been obtained. Fees for trial will not be paid unless an Application Result extending the grant of aid has issued. If this matter is to be heard in a circuit court, Counsel will be appointed by Legal Aid Queensland (LAQ) and you will be advised of the name of the Counsel by the LAQ Senior Chambers Officer prior to the sittings. If you have any questions about the appointed Counsel you should contact the Senior Chambers Officer on 3917 0438. For a full list of all circuit courts please refer to the Circuit Court Briefing Policy on LAQ's website. Receipts for outlays must be retained. The maximum fee payable on this invoice for disbursements is $50.00.

Client clause wording

Be represented in the District Court.

Solicitors

Fee Structure 1

Work type Fee
Confer/Negotiate $172.50
Court Time $351.40
Mentions $282.60
Preparation $242.60
Total $1,049.10

Barristers

Fee Structure 1

Work type Fee
Barrister Conferences $172.50
Barrister Court Time $414.00
Barrister Mentions $282.60
Barrister Negotiation $172.50
Barrister Preparation $192.00
Total $1,233.60

Outlays

Work type Fee
Total disbursements $50.00
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