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Appendix B: Legal expenditure

 

Paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005 requires agencies subject to the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 to publicly report their legal services expenditure. Table B.1 provides a breakdown of the Clean Energy Regulator’s expenditure for 2012–13.

Table B.1: Legal services expenditure summary
Description $
Total costs recovered 0
Total external legal services expenditure 779,106
Total internal legal services expenditure1 504,484
Total (external + internal) expenditure 1,283,590
SUMMARY EXTERNAL LEGAL SERVICES
Total value of briefs to Counsel (A) 56,699
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B) 7,526
Total value of professional fees paid (C) 714,882
Total external legal services expenditure (A + B + C) 779,107
COUNSEL2
Number of briefs to male counsel 0
Number of briefs to female counsel 0
Total number of briefs to counsel 0
Number of direct briefs to male counsel 0
Number of direct briefs to female counsel       0
Total number of direct briefs to counsel 0
Total value of briefs to male counsel (including direct briefs) 0
Total value of briefs to female counsel (including direct briefs)
Total value of briefs to Counsel (A) 56,699
DISBURSEMENTS
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B) 7,526
PROFESSIONAL FEES
Australian Government Solicitor 306,497
DLA Piper 257,044
King & Wood Mallesons 4,293
Sparke Helmore 21,681
Norton Rose 8,245
Ashurst 32,000
Clayton Utz 82,122
Maddocks 3,000
Total value of professional fees paid (C) 714,882

1. The former Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency provided internal legal services to the Clean Energy Regulator under a shared services arrangement for part of 2012–13. The billed amount for these services is included in Internal Legal Services Expenditure.

2. Counsel fees relate to a matter which was first briefed prior to the 2012–13 financial year. Therefore, no new briefs have been recorded.

Note: Expenses subject to GST include GST.

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