Legal services expenditure 2015 – 2016

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 legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2015-16.  Paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005 requires that by 30 October each year, agencies make publicly available records of the legal services expenditure for the previous financial year.

The Department of Human Services’ total external legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2015-16 was as follows:

  Professional Fees Counsel Disbursements Total
Total external legal services expenditure $12,720,808.50 $430,710.72 $487,870.21 $13,639,389.43

The Department of Human Services’ total internal legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2015-16 was $22,289,212.

Page last updated: 28 September 2016

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