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    STEP Victoria-Tasmania Seminar & AGM

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    STEP Victoria-Tasmania Members are invited to attend the STEP Victoria-Tasmania Annual General Meeting for 2024. The AGM will be followed by a seminar presented by Antonella Terranova.

    Seminar Topic: Legal Costs 

    In December 2022, the Supreme Court of Victoria and the County Court of Victoria published a Consultation Paper containing a draft proposal for a time-based costing regime, which would replace the Scale of Costs as a basis for party/party costs recovery in Victoria. On 30 November 2023, the Supreme Court’s Council of Judges endorsing a number of items in principle and issued a Notice to the Profession dated 1 December 2023. 

    In principle, a new Scale has been endorsed and will be incorporated within Appendix A of the Supreme Court Rules with the commencement date of the new Scale to be 1 January 2025. There will be further consultation on the question of GST and moving to actual time (on a per minute basis). This presentation will focus on the changes, getting ready to start implanting the new Scale and also discuss caselaw updates and costs generally.

    DATE: Thursday 23 May 2024


    ARRIVAL: 5:45PM

    AGM : 5:55PM - 6:10PM

    SEMINAR: 6:15PM - 7.15PM | Networking and Refreshments to follow

    LOCATION: Aitken Partners | Glenelg Room, Level 28, 140 William St, Melbourne 3000

    This is a members-only event and there is no cost to attend. Your RSVP by ticket registration is required. Members are encouraged to invite one non-member as their guest to this event. Please use the 'Invited Guest' ticket registration for your guest.

    We look forward to welcoming as many members in person again as possible.

    Please refer to your Notice of AGM email for the Committee Member Nomination form and the proposed Branch Rules. If you did not receive this email, please email

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