Legal services expenditure

Paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017 (Issued by the Attorney-General under section 55ZF of the Judiciary Act 1903) requires the Australian Bureau of Statistics to make publicly available records of its legal services expenditure for the previous financial year.

The following table outlines legal services expenditure by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for the past three financial years.

Total Legal Services Expenditure$256,659$232,037$347,602
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure$0$0$195,170
Total External Legal Services Expenditure$256,659$232,037$152,432
Total Value of Briefs to Counsel$0$0$0
Total Value of Disbursements (excluding Counsel)$90$79$0
Total Value of Professional Fees$256,569$231,958$152,432
Total Number of Briefs to Counsel000
Total Number of Direct Briefs to Counsel000
Total Number of Indirect Briefs to Counsel000

Prior to 2019-20

The records of legal services expenditure prior to 2019-20 can be found on the Prior to 2019-20 page.


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