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Clause Code : FM5E

Additional days of family law appeal

Clause type: Approval

Solicitor clause wording

Legal aid has been granted for solicitor and a counsel to attend $$ additional days for a family law appeal. This is a maximum fee grant of aid. Claims can be made for actual time spent up to the maximum. Grants of legal assistance in family law matters are provided in stages. This stage allows attendance at court for additional days of appeal for solicitor and counsel. Funding for parties in family law matters are subject to a cost cap. Refer to Guideline 18 – Family law costs management.

Client clause wording

Legal aid has been granted for your solicitor and counsel to attend $$ additional days of a family law appeal. Grants of legal assistance in family law matters are provided in stages. This stage allows your solicitor and counsel to attend court for any additional days of appeal. The maximum professional fee Legal Aid Queensland will pay for your lawyer is $840.00 plus $1,146.00 for counsel per day. Funding for parties in family law matters are subject to a cost cap. Refer to Guideline 18 – Family law costs management.

Explanatory notes

Attendances
Practitioners must claim for the actual time spent on a matter, up to the maximum allowable.

Counsel attendance at appeal (family law)
Counsel is only entitled to claim the court attendance component for additional days of appeal if the matter proceeds to additional days and they represent the client at the additional days of appeal.

Barristers

Fee Structure 1

Work type Fee
Additional Days $1,146.00
Total $1,146.00
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