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Clause Code : FMC2

Prepare for trial (replacement barrister / ATSILS)

Clause type: Approval

Solicitor clause wording

Legal aid has been granted for counsel to prepare for a family law trial: - in circumstances where previous counsel was required to be replaced prior to commencement of trial, or - where ATSILS is the instructing solicitor. 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 counsel to prepare for a family law trial: • in circumstances where previous counsel was required to be replaced prior to commencement of trial, or • where ATSILS is the instructing solicitor. The maximum professional fee Legal Aid Queensland will pay counsel at this stage is $1,146.00. Funding for parties in family law matters are subject to a cost cap. Refer to Guideline 18 – Family law costs management.

Explanatory notes

Counsel preparation for trial (family law)
Counsel is entitled to the full amount of the preparation for trial grant if the brief was delivered to and accepted by counsel and preparation for trial was conducted.

Barristers

Fee Structure 1

Work type Fee
Prepare For Trial $1,146.00
Total $1,146.00
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