We’ve published this in accordance with paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017, which requires that by 30 October each year, agencies make publicly available legal services expenditure for the previous financial year.
Our total external legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2020-21 was $18,930,953. This total includes the following amounts:
- Professional fees - $18,262,550
- Briefs to counsel - $209,998
- Disbursements - $458,405.
Our total internal legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2020-21 was $22,928,287.