Legal expenditure

​​​Legal expenditure for the 2018-19 financial year

The department supplies the following information in accordance with the Legal Services Directions 2017, which requires agencies to report on their legal services expenditure for each financial year. All figures are exclusive of GST.

Total External Legal Services Expenditure$6,373,747.16
Including disbursements in the amount of$167,485.56
Including briefs to counsel in the amount of$178,025.47
Of which female counsel$16,438.37
Of which male counsel$161,587.10
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure$5,723,873.00
Total (External + Internal) Expenditure$12,097,620.16 ​​