ASIC's legal expenditure 2019-2020

This is a statement of legal services expenditure by ASIC for 2019-2020 published in compliance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017.

Note: All 2019-2020 figures are exclusive of GST.

Totals

Total external legal services expenditure

$44,351,818

Total internal legal services expenditure

$40,289,468

Total (external + internal) legal services expenditure

$84,641,286

 

Summary of external legal services expenditure

Total value of briefs to Counsel (A)

$14,748,269

Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B)

$6,764,547

Total value of professional fees paid (C)

$22,839,003

Total external legal services expenditure (A + B + C)

$44,351,818

Counsel

 

Number of direct briefs to male senior counsel

167

Number of direct briefs to female senior counsel

56

Number of direct briefs to gender X senior counsel

0

Number of direct briefs to male junior counsel

87

Number of direct briefs to female junior counsel

97

Number of direct briefs to gender X junior counsel

0

Total number of direct briefs to counsel

407

Number of indirect briefs to male senior counsel

37

Number of indirect briefs to female senior counsel

10

Number of indirect briefs to gender X senior counsel

0

Number of indirect briefs to male junior counsel

47

Number of indirect briefs to female junior counsel

26

Number of indirect briefs to gender X junior counsel

0

Total number of indirect briefs to counsel

120

Total value of direct briefs to male senior counsel

$5,096,201

Total value of direct briefs to female senior counsel

$1,700,275

Total value of direct briefs to gender X senior counsel

$0

Total value of direct briefs to male junior counsel

$1,547,160

Total value of direct briefs to female junior counsel

$1,861,936

Total value of direct briefs to gender X junior counsel

$0

Total value of indirect briefs to male senior counsel

$2,083,221

Total value of indirect briefs to female senior counsel

$275,793

Total value of indirect briefs to gender X senior counsel

$0

Total number of indirect briefs to male junior counsel

$1,284,816

Total value of indirect briefs to female junior counsel

$898,867

Total value of indirect briefs to gender X junior counsel

$0

Total value of briefs to counsel (A)

$14,748,269

Disbursements

 

Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B)

$6,764,547

Professional fees

 

Total value of professional fees paid (C)

$22,839,003

Notes

Figures are calculated on an accrual basis.

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Last updated: 30/03/2021 09:23