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Hearings are subject to change, so please check the Daily Hearing List

The Court does not usually authenticate orders made at a directions hearing. Parties requiring an  should punzoref.pbavqv@fhcpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocpus@idinoc.srebmahc to  Conidi by email after the directions hearing to request an authenticated order.

Please note: Temporary changes to the conduct of Court before  Conidi are in place. The same practice will continue to apply for future Directions until the Costs Court can return to hearings being in the courtroom.

Read the temporary changes on the Lawyer-Client Costs Disputes page.

Fees

A fee is payable for filing a  for Taxation unless you have a fee waiver. Additional fees are payable if you seek to file an application for leave to file a Summons for Taxation out of time.

Directions Hearing Dates in 2023

Directions hearing date cut-off date
6 February 2024 23 January 2024
5 March 2024 20 February 2024
3 April 2024 20 March 2024
7 May 2024 23 April 2024
4 June 2024 21 May 2024
2 July 2024 18 June 2024
6 August 2024 23 July 2024
3 September 2024 20 August 2024
1 October 2024 17 September 2024
6 November 2024  23 October 2024
3 December 2024 19 November 2024

6 February 2024 - New Matters for Taxation

The Costs Court Taxation Directions Hearing will be conducted on Tuesday 6 February 2024 before Judicial Registrar Conidi via Zoom. For the foreseeable future all Directions Hearings will be conducted using Zoom until the Costs Court can return Court listed hearings.

No. File No. Applicant(s) Respondent(s)
1.  S ECI 2023 05457 CHRISTOS LAMBROU (who sues as Administrator of the Estate of DESPINA LAMBROU, deceased) EMMANUEL GEORGE LAMBROU
2.  S ECI 2023 05458 CHRISTOS LAMBROU (who sues as Administrator of the Estate of DESPINA LAMBROU, deceased) EMMANUEL GEORGE LAMBROU and MELISSA JOANNE LAMBROU
3.  S ECI 2023 05536 JEFFREY COTTINGHAM RYAN LEGAL MILDURA (ABN 82 164 712 214)
4.  S ECI 2023 05597 FIX SELL PAY PTY LTD (ACN 165 833 438) STEVEN JOHN MASON and MICHELLE CECELIA MASON
5.  S ECI 2023 05606 JUDITH ANN MCFARLANE (by her Administrator State Trustees Limited ACN 064 593 148) MARK EDWARD MCFARLANE
6.  S ECI 2023 05844 AITKEN PARTNERS (ABN 40 824 942 728) DR SAVY SARMADJIEVA
7.  S ECI 2023 05884 OWNERS CORPORATION SP035943T EDDY VONG trading as BEACONSFIELD PIZZA CAF
8.  S ECI 2023 05920 CORNWALLS GYM IMPORTS DIRECT PTY LTD
9.  S ECI 2023 05948 ROBERT JAMES LAWYERS PTY LTD (ACN 130 936 275) MICHAEL HRISTOVSKI
10.  S ECI 2023 06144 K&L GATES (ABN 81 310 965 026) and K&L GATES LLP MICHAEL HRISTOVSKI
11.  S ECI 2023 06182 TAO JIANG trading as TAO JIANG LAWYERS HUI ZHENG
12.  S ECI 2023 06195 DANIELLE BLAIR (a pseudonym) GLENN ANDREW COOPER
13.  S ECI 2024 00015 SHIVESH KUKSAL THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
14.  S ECI 2024 00016 SHIVESH KUKSAL THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
15.  S ECI 2024 00046 SUNITA MAIN PRINCIPAL SOLICITOR ROSE CHAI
16.  S ECI 2024 00187 MELBOURNE FAMILY LAWYERS ANKUSH GUPTA
17.  S ECI 2024 00218 LEFKAS BUILDERS PTY LTD (ACN 007 169 002) and GEORGE FATOUROS HARGALE INVESTMENTS PTY LTD & ORS
18.  S ECI 2024 00242 BRAVE LEGAL IAN JOHN HENNESSY
19.  S ECI 2024 00245 COMMERCIAL LAWYERS PTY LTD (ACN 147 968 189) VERED BILAH SUSMAN (in her capacity as Co-Executor of the Estate of RUTH STARK, deceased) & ORS
20.  S ECI 2023 06055 SINISGALLI FOSTER (ABN 71 475 450 936) JEANETTE DREW

 

 

 

 

 

Late entries

No. File No. Applicant(s) Respondent(s)
A.      

Part B: Adjournments, mentions and other matters

No. File No. Applicant(s) Respondent(s)
21.  S ECI 2023 00390 MARK MACDONALD TERENCE F GRUNDY t/as T F GRUNDY LAWYERS and KEVIN F JONES
22.  S ECI 2023 02016 PETER SZABO FAMILY LAW PTY LTD (In Liquidation) as Trustee for the GEORGE PETER SZABO FAMILY TRUST (ABN 68 103 907 416) THOMAS YOUNG (a pseudonym)
23.  S ECI 2023 02684 DARREN WALKER ROBINSON GILL LAWYERS
24.  S ECI 2023 02860 NAOMI LIU LEGAL PTY LTD (ABN 64 609 908 269) MIN REN