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- heading off problems with early intervention (including introducing you to other service providers);
- efficiency (especially use of automation and systems); and
- narrow scope options (designed to serve clients only as needed to complete tasks themselves – sometimes known as ‘unbundling’).
That said, we are a full-service general practice with long-term private clients whom we act in disputes, commercial negotiations, property transactions and estate matters. We decline work which is not justified on cost-benefit analysis. At the start of new matters, we require a downpayment into our trust account.
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FORM OF DISCLOSURE OF COSTS TO CLIENTS
The following is a prescribed notice under the Legal Profession Act 2007 (s 308(5))
Legal costs — your right to know
You have the right to:
• negotiate a costs agreement with us
• receive a bill of costs from us
• request an itemised bill of costs after you receive a lump sum bill from us
• request written reports about the progress of your matter and the costs incurred in your matter
• apply for costs to be assessed within 12 months if you are unhappy with our costs
• apply for the costs agreement to be set aside
• accept or reject any offer we make for an interstate costs law to apply to your matter
• notify us that you require an interstate costs law to apply to your matter.
For more information about your rights, please read the fact sheet titled Legal Costs — your right to know. You can ask us for a copy, or obtain it from your local law society or law institute (or download it from their website).