Fees vary depending on whether:

  • the matter is proceeding upon a guilty or not guilty plea;
  • it is a first instance or appeal matter;
  • the matter is proceeding on indictment.

Price Table

General ServicesBarrister Fixed Fees From
First Phone Consultation$0
1 Hour Face to Face Advice Consultation$800 + GST
Police Station Attendance$800 + GST
Prison Consultation$800 + GST
Local Court MatterBarrister Fixed Fees From
Bail Application$3,000 + GST
Guilty Plea$3,000 + GST
Not Guilty Plea$6,000 + GST
Mental Health Application$4,000 + GST
District Court MatterBarrister Fixed Fees From
Severity Appeal for a reduction in penalty$4,000 + GST
Conviction 'all grounds' Appeal$6,000 + GST
Indictable Criminal MattersPOA
Supreme Court MatterBarrister Fixed Fees From
Supreme Court Bail Application$9,000 + GST
Indictable Criminal MattersPOA
Proceeds of CrimePOA
Federal / Family Court MattersBarrister Fixed Fees From
Family Law MattersPOA
Taxation MattersPOA
Immigration LawPOA


Brian Walker of Clarence Chambers practices as a sole practitioner barrister at the NSW Bar, not as a law firm.