Table X – Lump sum fees for infringements cases

Table X – Lump sum fees for infringements cases

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) will pay a lump sum fee in an Infringements case, in accordance with Table X.

These fees are effective from 1 January 2018. For fees payable prior to this see Archived versions of the Handbook.

Note: VLA will not pay additional fees:

  • if the lawyer briefs counsel or a lawyer advocate
  • for consolidation of infringements.
Service/proceedings Fee payable
Preparation, including the work involved in:
  • taking instructions
  • transferring the case to the special circumstances list (if appropriate)
  • preparing and reading documents
Appearance $369
Urgent matter*: preparation $212
Urgent matter*: appearance $369
If assisted person requests adjournment of case, but only if VLA approves adjournment in advance $243

* If request for legal assistance is made no earlier than the day immediately before the substantive hearing.

Practitioners can claim these fees using ATLAS or submitting a tax invoice.