We will charge you professional fees for the work we do in accordance with time spent on your matter by personnel in our office as follows:
(a) an hourly rate of: $400 (plus GST) for partners of the firm or solicitors of 5 or more years post-admission experience.
(b) an hourly rate of : $ 350 (plus GST) for solicitors of 2 to 4 years (inclusive) post-admission experience.
(c) an hourly rate of : $ 300 (plus GST) for a solicitor of less than 2 years post-admission experience.
(d) an hourly rate of : $ 150 (plus GST) for a para-legal or clerk (i.e., a student or other unqualified person doing legal or quasi-legal work under supervision).
(e) travelling time for all of the above at half the above rates.
These rates will be proportionately charged for work involving shorter periods less than an hour. Our charges are structured in minimum 6 minutes units. Accordingly, the time charged for an attendance of up to 6 minutes will be 6 minutes and the time charged for an attendance between 6 and 12 minutes will be 12 minutes, and so on.
All Payments to be made directly to our Trust bank account:
Account Name: Brown & Partners Solicitors Trust Account
Bank: St George Bank, Kogarah
Account No: 002876217
Any direct payments will only be acted upon if the transmission slip/docket are forwarded either as an attachment to an email or via fax and in either case noting your details and those of the debtor
If you receive payment (including cost claimed in any process issued by us) from a debtor you must apply moneys received firstly in payment of our costs, which will be notified to you upon request.