Legal Services Expenditure

Updated: 30 October 2013

Statement under the Legal Services Directions 2005

The table below is a statement of legal services expenditure by the Australian Electoral Commission for the 2012–2013 financial year, published in compliance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005. The figures are GST inclusive.

AEC's Legal Services Expenditure 2012–13

Totals
Total External Legal Services Expenditure $447 499
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure $946 815
Total (External + Internal) Expenditure $1 394 314
Summary of External Legal Services Expenditure
Total value of briefs to Counsel (A) $34 689
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B) $10 782
Total value of professional fees paid (C) $402 027
Total External Legal Services Expenditure (A + B + C) $447 499
Counsel
Number of briefs to male counsel 4
Total number of briefs to counsel 4
Total number of direct briefs to counsel 0
Total value of briefs to male counsel (including direct briefs)1 $34 689
Total value of briefs to Counsel (A)2 $34 689
Disbursements
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B) $10 782
Professional Fees
Total value of professional fees paid (C) $402 027
  1. Includes the value of direct briefs
  2. Includes all expenditure on Counsel