Legal Services Directions

Reporting on legal services expenditure

Paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions requires the accountable authority of PGPA agencies to ensure that agencies’ legal services purchasing, including expenditure, is appropriately recorded and monitored and that, by 30 October each year, the agency makes publicly available records of the legal services expenditure for the previous financial year.

AFSA’s legal services expenditure

Expenditure type 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
External legal expenditure $543,687 $414,522 $730,903.25
Internal legal expenditure $322,322 $231,843 $144,347.81
Total legal expenditure $866,009 $646,365  $875,251.06