Published by the Victorian Legal Services Board Commissioner.
Part 1 - Talking to your lawyer Part 2 - Lump sum and itemised bills Part 3 - Costs mediation Part 4 - Costs assessment Part 5 - Setting aside a costs agreement Part 6 - Other avenues for challenging legal costs Part 7 - Who to contact for more information Your rights are provided by the Legal Profession Act NSW.
1. Your right to negotiate. 2. Your right to receive bills. 3. Your right to be notified of changes. 4. Your right to request written progress reports. 5. What to do if you are unhappy with your legal costs? 6. Which laws will apply? 7. Contacts for more information. Your rights are provided by the Legal Profession Act 2007 (Qld.)
Alternatives to going to court, including mediation, abbreviated mediation, justice mediation and facilitiation.
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