Legal Services Panel Reports

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.   

NSW Legal Services Panel Annual Report 2017-2018

The NSW Government Legal Services Panel commenced on 1 July 2016.
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: 

  • total legal panel billings;
  • total legal panel billings by cluster;
  • total legal panel billings by sub-panel;
  • total legal panel billings by firm size;
  • top 10 Legal Firms based on total billings by sub-panel;
  • counsel briefings;
  • pro bono services provided by firms;
  • satisfaction survey; and
  • legal panel billings by agency.    
This report provides an overview of the year and includes information in relation to total billings, pro bono performance and the satisfaction survey. 


The 2016/2017 annual report is available below: 

NSW Legal Services Panel Annual Report FY2016/2017 [PDF 587kb]