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LEGAL PROFESSION ACT 2004 - SECT 325

Contingency fees are prohibited

325 Contingency fees are prohibited

(1) A law practice must not enter into a costs agreement under which the amount payable to the law practice, or any part of that amount, is calculated by reference to:
(b) the amount of any award or settlement or the value of any property that may be recovered in any proceedings to which the agreement relates.
Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to the extent that the costs agreement adopts an applicable fixed costs provision.



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