The Panel is administered on a cluster basis with co-ordination on key aspects of the Panel provided by Transport for NSW (TfNSW). TfNSW collate billing information received from panel firms to provide agencies with panel performance reports. The Panel Deed sets out the requirements for Panel Firms to provide regular financial reports to agencies.
The NSW Government Legal Services Panel commenced on 1 July 2016.
During the first 12 months since its inception, the Panel has demonstrated benefits through improvement of Legal Panel Rates and volume discounts, value added services and streamlining of legal services procurement.
The Annual Report provides a broad overview of legal billings under the Panel. The data is broken down as follows: