Legal services

The Legal Services Directions 2005, issued by the Attorney-General under the Judiciary Act 1903, require that Australian Government agencies make publicly available by 30 October each year details of expenditure on legal services in the previous financial year. The statement of legal services expenditure by the National Archives of Australia for 2014–15 is published here in compliance with paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005. As recommended by Appendix D of the Legal Services Directions 2005, the statement also includes information on the gender of counsel engaged.

Legal Services Expenditure Report

National Archives of Australia

Note: All figures should be inclusive of GST

Totals
Total Costs Recovered1
$0.00
Total External Legal Services Expenditure
$355,660.33
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure
$316,024.97
Total (External + Internal) Expenditure
$671,685.30
1 Do not subract this figure from the legal services expenditure total

 

Summary of External Legal Services Expenditure

Total value of briefs to Counsel (A)
$0.00
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B)
$19,183.27
Total value of professional fees paid (C)
$336,477.06
Total External Legal Services Expenditure (A + B + C)
$355,660.33

 

Counsel

Number of direct briefs to male counsel
0
Number of direct briefs to female counsel
0
Total number of direct briefs to counsel
0
Number of indirect briefs to male counsel
0
Number of indirect briefs to female counsel
0
Total number of direct briefs to counsel
0
For information only: Total number of briefs to male counsel
0
For information only: Total number of briefs to female counsel
0
For information only: Total number of briefs to counsel
0
Total value of direct briefs to male counsel
0
Total value of direct briefs to female counsel
0
Total value of direct briefs to counsel
0
Total value of indirect briefs to male counsel
$0.00
Total value of indirect briefs to female counsel
0
Total value of indirect briefs to counsel
$0.00
For information only: Total value of briefs to male counsel
$0.00
For information only: Total value of briefs to female counsel
$0.00
For information only: Total value of briefs to counsel
$0.00

 

Disbursements

Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B)
$0.00

 

Professional Fees

Australian Government Solicitor
$318,549.69
Ashurst Australia
$16,220.09

 

Other government legal service providers

Office of Parliamentary Council
$1,707.28
Total value of professional fees paid (C)
$336,477.06

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