October 1, 2022
Doyle's Guide

Pricing Report – Employment & WHS, Melbourne 2016

The broad variety of service offerings in the Victorian employment law market is matched with an equally broad range of pricing levels and models.

Hourly Rates

With 49% of the market setting an hourly rate between $500-$600 per hour there’s a healthy level of “mid-tier’ style pricing options available to clients.  That said with only 2% of the market sitting under $500 per hour the options for “cheap” and quality employment law advice in the Melbourne are limited.

Melbourne Employment & WHS Lawyers Pricing (Hourly Rates)

Hourly RateMarket Share

Alternative Pricing

With some 83% of Melbourne’s employment lawyers offering pricing models outside of the hourly rate the city sits slightly behind Sydney (92%) in the use of alternative pricing.

Of those who do offer alternative pricing 100% use fixed price  and 76% use capped fees.  A comparatively low 7% of the market offer performance based fees.  Of most note though was that 62% of the market use retainer-style agreements with clients (compared to an average of 30% across other practice areas).

Share this page...
Follow by Email

Related posts

Leading Criminal Defence Lawyers – Singapore, 2022

Doyles Guide

Leading White Collar Crime & Regulatory Investigations Lawyers – Singapore, 2022

Doyles Guide

Leading Criminal Defence Law Firms – Singapore, 2022

Doyles Guide

Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers – New South Wales, 2022

Doyles Guide

Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers – New South Wales, 2022

Doyles Guide

Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Law Rising Stars – NSW & ACT, 2022

Doyles Guide

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More