The following costs are available to all practitioners through the Legal Services Council: IT IS OF A DOCUMENT PRECEDENT THAT INCLUTS THE DEMANDS OF DISCLOSURE AND IS A COSTS AGREEMENT 1. For best practices and to ensure the best coverage of your costs, this agreement must be signed by you and the customer. 2. You must comply with S174 (3) of the LPUL – Appropriate Steps 3. For ILPs and ULS that provide both legal and other services, you must ensure compliance with disclosure obligations under Rule s107 LPUL and Rule 31 LPUGR. 4. You should consider this previous document in the context of your practice as a lawyer. It may be necessary to include specific statements about your practice, such as: “This legal practice has no expertise in tax and financial advice.” THIS PAGE DOES NOT BE PART OF DISCLOSURE OR ACCORD AND MUST BE USED BEFORE THE DOCUMENT IS OF OCCASION V4/16 Disclosure agreement fees and fees This document, along with our terms and conditions, contains the terms of our offer, provide legal services for you and provide our contract of expense and disclosure according to the Legal Profession Uniforme Law (NSW). A. Size of work They ordered us [INSERT].
B. Fees [IF FIF FEE AGREEMENT – DELETE AS REQUIRED] We charge professional fees for the work we charge on a fixed basis of: [INSERT] plus GST – [IF TIME BASED FEE AGREEMENT – DELETE AS REQUIRED] We charge professional fees for the work we do on the basis of hourly rates. The hourly rates calculated by our professional employees are shown below: (a) [INSERT] plus GST . [INSERT] for a partner. (b) s[INSERT] plus GST . [INSERT] for a senior partner. (c) s[INSERT] plus GST . [INSERT] for a solicitor. The lawyers responsible for assisting in this area are (a) Partners Responsible [INSERT] (b) Solicitor [INSERT] You will be charged proportionally for work of shorter durations of less than one hour. Our loads are structured into 6-minute units. For example, for a maximum of 6 minutes, the charge is 1 unit and the time calculated for a presence between 6 and 12 minutes is 2 units. Our rates are regularly checked and may change over the course of a deal.
On long-term issues, this may have an impact on our cost estimates (which can be revised accordingly). You will receive all changes to our rates 30 days in advance in writing. C. Internal Expense Payments and Payments We can make payments (as money we pay or pay to others on your behalf). Withdrawals may include research costs, court documents, trial server fees, expert fees, transit fees, travel, transcript fees and legal fees. If you ask us to inform a lawyer or other expert and they submit a disclosure and fee agreement, we will make it available to you. Internal Expenses You are responsible for the internal expenses we cover when executing your instructions. These include the copy, which is calculated with the fee for the tax for the following pages: “[INSERT] plus GST – “[INSERT] per page. D.
Estimated fees, payments and internal expenses On our instructions, we estimate the cost of work, including GST, to be: Professional expenses: . [INSERT] Withdrawals:. [INSERT] Internal Expenditures: [INSERT] TOTAL [INSERT] Variables Some variables that influence and may change cost estimates are: (a) the number and duration of phone calls or other communications; (b) their immediate and effective response to instructions or instructions; (c) if your instructions are different; (d) whether the documents should be revised with different instructions in mind; (e) the lawyer or any other person with whom we are dealing and the level of cooperation of the lawyer`s clients and others involved; (f) legislative changes; and (g) the complexity or uncertainty of the legal issues that concern you.