ASIC's legal expenditure 2020-2021

This is a statement of legal services expenditure by ASIC for 2020-2021 published in compliance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017.

Note: All 2020-2021 figures are exclusive of GST.

Totals

Total external legal services expenditure

$43,999,348

Total internal legal services expenditure

$39,732,294

Total (external + internal) legal services expenditure

$83,731,642

 

Summary of external legal services expenditure

Total value of briefs to Counsel (A)

$15,135,982

Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B)

$6,857,804

Total value of professional fees paid (C)

$22,005,562

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

$43,999,348

Counsel

 

Number of direct briefs to male senior counsel

149

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

71

Number of direct briefs to female junior counsel

99

Number of direct briefs to gender X junior counsel

0

Total number of direct briefs to counsel

375

Number of indirect briefs to male senior counsel

68

Number of indirect briefs to female senior counsel

19

Number of indirect briefs to gender X senior counsel

0

Number of indirect briefs to male junior counsel

30

Number of indirect briefs to female junior counsel

30

Number of indirect briefs to gender X junior counsel

0

Total number of indirect briefs to counsel

147

Total value of direct briefs to male senior counsel

$4,553,921

Total value of direct briefs to female senior counsel

$2,339,690

Total value of direct briefs to gender X senior counsel

$0

Total value of direct briefs to male junior counsel

$1,432,180

Total value of direct briefs to female junior counsel

$2,008,304

Total value of direct briefs to gender X junior counsel

$0

Total value of indirect briefs to male senior counsel

$2,582,053

Total value of indirect briefs to female senior counsel

$503,365

Total value of indirect briefs to gender X senior counsel

$0

Total number of indirect briefs to male junior counsel

$981,293

Total value of indirect briefs to female junior counsel

$735,176

Total value of indirect briefs to gender X junior counsel

$0

Total value of briefs to counsel (A)

$15,135,982

Disbursements

 

Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) (B)

$6,857,804

Professional fees

 

Total value of professional fees paid (C)

$22,005,562

Notes

Figures are calculated on an accrual basis.

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Last updated: 23/11/2021 11:57