Legal Services Expenditure

Updated: 10 January 2020

Statement under the Legal Services Directions 2017

The table below is a statement of legal services expenditure by the Australian Electoral Commission for the 2018-2019 financial year, published in compliance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017. The figures are GST exclusive.

AEC's Legal Services Expenditure 2018–19

Totals
Total External Legal Services Expenditure $509 119
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure $1 523 536
Total (External + Internal) Expenditure $2 032 655
Summary of External Legal Services Expenditure
Total value of briefs to Counsel (A) $34 175
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B) $25 143
Total value of professional fees paid (C) $449 802
Total External Legal Services Expenditure (A + B + C) $509 120
Counsel
Number of direct briefs to male counsel 0
Number of direct briefs to female counsel 0
Total number of direct briefs to counsel 0
Number of indirect briefs to male counsel 8
Number of indirect briefs to female counsel 2
Total number of indirect briefs to Counsel 10
Disbursements
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B) $25 143
Professional Fees
Total value of professional fees paid (C) $449 802
Back to top