Workers Compensation Regulation 2010
Current version for 1 October 2014 to date (accessed 26 January 2015 at 21:25)

122   Additional matters to be considered in assessing bills of costs

In assessing what is a fair and reasonable amount of costs, the Registrar may have regard to any or all of the following matters:
(a)  whether the legal practitioner or agent complied with any relevant regulation, barristers rule, solicitors rule or joint rule,
(b)  in the case of a legal practitioner—whether the legal practitioner disclosed the basis of the costs or an estimate of the costs under Division 3 of Part 3.2 of the Legal Profession Act 2004 and any disclosures made,
(c)  any relevant costs agreement (subject to clause 123),
(d)  the skill, labour and responsibility displayed on the part of the legal practitioner or agent responsible for the matter,
(e)  the instructions and whether the work done was within the scope of the instructions,
(f)  the complexity, novelty or difficulty of the matter,
(g)  the quality of the work done,
(h)  the place where and circumstances in which the legal services were provided,
(i)  the time within which the work was required to be done.
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