Scale Legal Costs and Charges

(Undefended Matters)

N.S.W. & Vic. Court Jurisdictions as at 1 July 2016

Fees for other states will vary and are available on request

 

Statement Of Liquidated Claim/Complaint (Summons)

Notice Of Motion - Default Judgement

Notice Of Motion - Writ / Warrant To Seize Property

Examination Proceedings

Warrant Of Apprehension

Wage & Bank Garnishee

Bankruptcy Notice

Originating Process

Disbursements (Standard)

Interest Rates

 

Statement Of Liquidated Claim/Complaint (Summons)

Amount Of Debt

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

+ service fee

(itemised p.4)

Recoverable From Debtor

+ service fee

(itemised p.4)

From

To

NSW Local Court

 

1,000

$194.00

$252.00

$446.00

$446.00

1,001

5,000

$194.00

$378.00

$572.00

$572.00

5,001

10,000

$194.00

$504.00

$698.00

$698.00

10,001

20,000

$478.00

$504.00

$982.00

$982.00

20,001

100,000

$478.00

$630.00

$1,108.00

$1,108.00

NSW District Court

100,001

750,000

TBA on Application

Supreme Court (Commercial Division)

750,001

 

TBA on Application

Vic. Magistrates Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

499

$138.70

$371.00

$509.70

$509.70

500

1,000

$138.70

$672.00

$810.70

$810.70

1,001

4,999

$289.70

$672.00

$961.70

$961.70

5,000

7,499

$289.70

$802.00

$1,091.70

$1,091.70

7,500

10,000

$289.70

$947.00

$1,236.70

$1,236.70

10,001

19,999

$440.60

$947.00

$1,387.60

$1,387.60

20,000

39,999

$440.60

$1,162.00

$1,602.60

$1,602.60

40,000

69,999

$661.00

$1,376.00

$2,037.00

$2,037.00

70,000

100,000

$661.00

$1,635.00

$2,296.00

$2,296.00

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

·         The Court Fees are shown for Corporations. The fee for individual plaintiffs is half of the amount shown.

·         Process serving / Service fees are additional and include GST

Notice Of Motion - Default Judgement

Amount Of Debt

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

From

To

NSW Local Court

 

1,000

$0.00

$112.80

$112.80

$112.80

1,001

5,000

$0.00

$169.20

$169.20

$169.20

5,001

20,000

$0.00

$225.60

$225.60

$225.60

20,001

100,000

$0.00

$282.00

$282.00

$282.00

NSW District Court

100,001

750,000

TBA on Application

Supreme Court (Commercial Division)

750,001

 

TBA on Application

Vic. Magistrates Court

 

All Debts

$40.80

$43.00

$83.80

$83.80

Application For Certificate Of Judgment: NSW - $59.00, Vic. - $44.80

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

·         The Court Fees are shown for Corporations. The fee for individual plaintiffs is half of the amount shown.


Notice Of Motion - Writ / Warrant To Seize Property

Amount Of Debt

Sheriffs Fee

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

From

To

NSW Local Court

 

100,000

$82.00

$253.00

$335.00

$335.00

Redirection / Reactivation Fee - $80.00 per address

 

NSW District Court

40,001

250,000

TBA on Application

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

·         Advertising Fees are also payable to the Sheriff upon seizure of goods (av. $50.00)

·         Court Fee quoted on Victorian Warrants includes $17.90 filing fee

·         The above charges apply to Warrants/Writs issued against NSW or Victorian premises. Charges for interstate Warrants/Writs may differ slightly and can be confirmed prior to commencement upon request

Examination Proceedings

all figures plus process service fee and attendance fee

Amount Of Debt

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

From

To

NSW Local Court

Exam Notice (Step 1)

 

1,000

$0.00

$112.80

$112.80

$112.80

1,001

5,000

$0.00

$169.20

$169.20

$169.20

5,001

20,000

$0.00

$225.60

$225.60

$225.60

20,001

100,000

$0.00

$282.00

$282.00

$282.00

NoM Exam Order (Step 2)

 

100,000

$160.00

$374.00

$534.00

$534.00

NoM Arrest Warrant (Step 3)

 

100,000

$82.00

$293.00

$373.00

$373.00

 

Vic. Magistrates Court - TBA

Notes

·         The above charges apply to Warrants/Writs issued against NSW or Victorian premises. Charges for interstate Warrants/Writs may differ slightly and can be confirmed prior to commencement upon request

Warrant Of Apprehension

Amount Of Debt

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

From

To

NSW Local Court

 

1,000

$82.00

$112.80

$194.80

$194.80

1,001

5,000

$82.00

$169.20

$251.20

$251.20

5,001

20,000

$82.00

$225.60

$307.60

$307.60

20,001

100,000

$82.00

$282.00

$364.00

$364.00

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

·         The above charges apply to Warrants/Writs issued against NSW or Victorian premises. Charges for interstate Warrants/Writs may differ slightly and can be confirmed prior to commencement upon request


Wage & Bank Garnishee

Amount Of Debt

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

From

To

NSW Local Court

 

1,000

$0.00

$112.80

$112.80

$0.00

1,001

5,000

$0.00

$169.20

$169.20

$0.00

5,001

20,000

$0.00

$225.60

$225.60

$0.00

20,001

100,000

$0.00

$282.00

$282.00

$0.00

plus process serving fees (where applicable)

Vic. Magistrates Court       

 Price available upon request     (as above)

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

·         The above charges apply to Warrants/Writs issued against NSW or Victorian premises. Charges for interstate Warrants/Writs may differ slightly and can be confirmed prior to commencement upon request   

Bankruptcy Notice

 

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

 

 

TBA on Application

recoverable on taxing of petition costs

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

Bankruptcy Petition

                               

Issue Fee

 

 

 

Corporation

$3,385.00

Service Fee

$95.00

Solicitors Costs

order

$2,500.00 (approx.)

 

 

 

 

 

Search Fee

$66.00

 

        

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

·         Costs on Bankruptcy are recoverable from the debtor upon the making of an Order by the Court, and are subject to taxation of a Bill of Costs.

Section 459e Notice

 

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

 

 

$0.00

$450.00

$450.00

Recov’able on Taxing of Winding up costs

 

with Aff.

$0.00

$450.00

$450.00

Notes

·         The Total Charge does not include GST for professional costs.

Originating Process

 

Court Fees

Solicitors Costs

Total Charge

Recoverable From Debtor

NSW

Issue Fee

 

$2,737.00

 

 

Solicitors Costs (approx)

 

$3,200.00

 

 

Search Fee

 

$50.00

 

 

Service Fee

 

$80.00

 

 

Advertising Fees (approx)

 

$850.00

 

 

Adjournments (each)

 

$350.00

 

 

Supreme Court

Notice of Motion Substitute Petitioning Creditor

Filing Fees

 

Price on Application

 

 

Professional costs

 

Price on Application

 

 

Notes

·         The Solicitors Cost does not include GST for professional costs.

·         Costs on Winding-Up are recoverable from the debtor upon the making of an order by the court, and are subject to taxation of a Bill of Costs by the Court.

Interstate Warrants Of Execution

QLD, WA, SA, NT & TAS. - Solicitors Costs -    $188.50   plus disbursements & fees plus registration of Interstate Judgment

Notes

·         The Solicitors Cost does not include GST for professional costs.

Disbursements (Standard)

Search Fees - Australian Securities Commission / Dept. of Fair Trading.

Company Extract

$38.50 (per search) - Recoverable from debtor

Business Extract

$44.00 (per search) - Recoverable from debtor

 

 

Affidavit of Non-compliance

$30.00 (non-recoverable)

Affidavit Verifying Interest

$15.00 (non-recoverable)

Certificate of Readiness

 

$3,000 - $10,000

$106.00 (recoverable)

over $10,000

$179.00 (recoverable)

Service Fees

By Process Server - Additional for distance & difficulties

N.S.W. Metro (per defendant)

$88.00 ($65.00 recoverable) approx.

N.S.W. Country (per defendant)

$90.00 – $150.00 ($65.00 recoverable) approx.

Interstate (per defendant)

$70.00 - $180.00($65.00 recoverable)

Vic. Mag. Court (per defendant)

$60.00 - $200.00 ($66.00 recoverable)

Service Fees

By Post

Local Court - N.S.W. & Interstate

$20.00 ($65.00 recoverable by us)

 

$29.00 ($65.00 recoverable by Court)

District Court - N.S.W. & interstate

$40.00 ($65.00 recoverable)

Notes

·         Cost does not include GST for professional costs.

·         Doorknocks are also charged at the rates noted above

·         Please note: All defended matters and/or matters where a court attendance is required are handled by a Solicitor. All action taken by Solicitors is charged out at an hourly rate and will be recoverable if a Judgment is awarded by the Court, upon assessment.  Unless the debt is under $10,000.00 where the scale costs quoted in this schedule are the only professional costs recoverable (court fees & service are recoverable in all matters). 

Interest Rates

From

To

Rate

NSW Local Court

1/1/2014

current

 6.50% p.a. pre judgment

8.50% p.a post judgment

Vic. Mag. Court

 

 

01/10/2013

Current

9.5%  p.a.

 

Prepared for and on behalf of Recoveries National & their agents