3. Much of the UL, since it relates to costs, has its origin in the old legal rules of the NSW Legal Profession, which stem from the model law since 2000. 5. The single law concerns primarily the regulation of the profession and therefore essentially the costs of the lawyer and the client and the client – but only for the protection of the «consumer client». The single law is clearly consumer-oriented. THIS IS A PREVIOUS DOCUMENT THAT CONTAINS DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS AND IS A COSTS AGREEMENT 1. For best practices and to ensure the best coverage of your costs, this agreement must be signed by you and the customer. 2. You must comply with S174 (3) of the LPUL – Appropriate Steps 3. For ILPs and ULS that provide both legal and other services, you must ensure compliance with disclosure obligations under Rule s107 LPUL and Rule 31 LPUGR. 4. You should consider this previous document in the context of your practice as a lawyer.
It may be necessary to include specific statements about your practice, such as: «This legal practice has no expertise in tax and financial advice.» THIS PAGE DOES NOT BE PART OF DISCLOSURE OR ACCORD AND MUST BE USED BEFORE THE DOCUMENT IS OF OCCASION V4/16 Disclosure agreement fees and fees This document, along with our terms and conditions, contains the terms of our offer, provide legal services for you and provide our contract of expense and disclosure according to the Legal Profession Uniforme Law (NSW). A. Size of work They ordered us [INSERT]. B. Fees [IF FIF FEE AGREEMENT – DELETE AS REQUIRED] We charge professional fees for the work we charge on a fixed basis of: [INSERT] plus GST – [IF TIME BASED FEE AGREEMENT – DELETE AS REQUIRED] We charge professional fees for the work we do on the basis of hourly rates. The hourly rates calculated by our professional employees are shown below: (a) [INSERT] plus GST . [INSERT] for a partner. (b) s[INSERT] plus GST . [INSERT] for a senior partner.
(c) s[INSERT] plus GST . [INSERT] for a solicitor. The lawyers responsible for assisting in this area are (a) Partners Responsible [INSERT] (b) Solicitor [INSERT] You will be charged proportionally for work of shorter durations of less than one hour. Our loads are structured into 6-minute units. For example, for a maximum of 6 minutes, the charge is 1 unit and the time calculated for a presence between 6 and 12 minutes is 2 units. Our rates are regularly checked and may change over the course of a deal. On long-term issues, this may have an impact on our cost estimates (which can be revised accordingly). You will receive all changes to our rates 30 days in advance in writing.
C. Internal Expense Payments and Payments We can make payments (as money we pay or pay to others on your behalf). Withdrawals may include research costs, court documents, trial server fees, expert fees, transit fees, travel, transcript fees and legal fees. If you ask us to inform a lawyer or other expert and they submit a disclosure and fee agreement, we will make it available to you.