Legal services expenditure report 2013-2014

This is a statement of legal services expenditure published in accordance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005.

Department of Human Services

Totals

ExpenditureAmount
Total external legal services expenditure$11,827,253.36
Total internal legal services expenditure$17,104,852.00
Total (external + internal) expenditure$28,932,105.36

Summary of external legal services expenditure

ExpenditureAmount
Total value of briefs to Counsel$235,409.72
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel)$611,868.45
Total value of professional fees paid$10,979.975.19
Total external legal services expenditure $11,827,253.36

Counsel

Number of directs briefs to male counsel6
Number of direct briefs to female counsel1
Total number of direct briefs to counsel7
 
Number of indirect briefs to male counsel31
Number of indirect briefs to female counsel15
Total number of indirect briefs to counsel46
  
Total number of direct briefs to male counsel37
Total number of direct briefs to female counsel16
Total number of briefs to counsel53 
 
Total value of direct briefs to male counsel$33,523.53 
Total value of direct briefs to female counsel$1,272.00
Total value of direct briefs to counsel $34,795.53 
 
Total value of indirect briefs to male counsel$123.821.67 
Total value of indirect briefs to female counsel$76,792.52 
Total value of indirect briefs to counsel$200,614.19 
 
Total value of briefs to male counsel$157,345.20 
Total value of briefs to female counsel$78,064.52 
Total value of briefs to Counsel$78,064.52

Professional Fees

Allens$118,775.97
Ashurst$433,969.01
Australian Government Solicitor$3,719,573.73
Clayton Utz$1,163,508.89
DLA Piper$1,065,828.36
HWL Ebsworth$560,661.21
King & Wood Mallesons$729,236.43
Maddocks$207,933.23
Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers$33,859.02
Mills Oakley Lawyers$16,131.78
Minter Ellison Lawyers$1,888,007.65
Sparke Helmore$1,042,489.91 
Total value of professional fees paid (C)$10,979,975.19

Note: all figures should be inclusive of GST.