Barristers' Costs under the Legal Profession Act 2008

 

Requirements under the Legal Profession Act 2008 and the Legal Profession Regulations 2009 in relation to costs disclosure must be complied with from 1 July 2009.

 

For the assistance of members, the Association has prepared forms to guide compliance with the requirements of the legislation.

 

Form 1

Retainer Agreement for Instructions from a Law Practice 

Form 2

Retainer Agreement for Instructions from In-house Counsel where Exception to Requirement for Disclosure Applies (see s263(2)(c) of the Legal Profession Act 2008) 

Form 3:

Initial Disclosure to Law Practice (see s261(2) of the Legal Profession Act 2008) 

Form 4:

Confirmation of Instructions that Law Practice is not Required to Provide Disclosure under s260 (s263(2)(c) 

Form 5:

Invoice


Members are encouraged to review the new legislation to ensure compliance. 
http://www.slp.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_3558_homepage.html