We are committed to providing quality legal advice in a language you understand. Our fees are representative of our experience, skills and care required to accomplish the best outcome for your legal needs.
At Bardo Lawyers we offer an initial consultation with one of our experienced Solicitors or Accredited Specialists to understand your current and future legal requirements and subsequently deliver quality legal advice in a language that you can understand. Our promise to all of our clients is “Your Future is Our Business.” The initial consultation can be held face-to-face, virtually via Zoom, Facetime or Skype or over the phone. Our clients are found all over Australia, however, our face-to-face consultations are limited to Victoria and NSW.
During your introductory phone call, our receptionist will gather information in order to direct you to the most appropriate solicitor within the firm and at the conclusion of your initial consultation you will be provided with an accurate cost estimate for our services to run your matter, the costs will vary depending on the complexity of your matter. Should you choose to employ us following this initial consultation the consultation fee will be credited towards our services.
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Our Notarial Fees are the most competitive in the state of Victoria, we will charge you based on the time it actually takes
for the Notary Signature, Stamp and Official Seal to be applied to the relevant document/s.
This scale of fees has been approved by the Council of The Society of Notaries of Victoria Inc.
as a benchmark scale for notaries and the public with effect from 1 July 2021.
Victorian notaries are free to set their own fees as the Society does not control fees that notaries may charge.
The items in the scale are listed “Without GST” and “With GST”
|1||Oaths, Declarations and Attestations||Without GST||With GST|
|1.1||Administering an oath or affirmation, taking a declaration or attesting a signature (including, where applicable, completing a jurat or pre-printed acknowledgement or the like) without preparing and completing a notarial certificate||$110.00||$121.00|
|1.2||Administering an oath or affirmation, taking a declaration or attesting a signature and preparing and completing a notarial certificate||$180.00||$198.00|
|1.3||For each additional deponent, declarant or signatory at the same time||$80.00||$88.00|
|1.4||Preparing and completing an exhibit note or annexure certificate||$70.00||$77.00|
|1.5||Completing an exhibit note or annexure certificate prepared by others||$50.00||$55.00|
|2||Certifying Copy Documents||Without GST||With GST|
|2.1||(a) Preparing and completing a notarial certificate certifying one individual copy document (of up to five pages)||$180.00||$198.00|
|(b) For each further page of the individual document (beyond five pages)||$10.00||$11.00|
|2.2||Where appropriate and acceptable in the receiving jurisdiction:|
|(a) certifying two to five individual copy documents (of up to five pages each) under one notarial certificate||$190.00||$209.00|
|(b) for each additional copy document of up to five pages under the same certificate||$50.00||$55.00|
|(c) for each further page beyond five pages of an individual document certified||$10.00||$11.00|
|3||Powers of Attorney in Private Form||Without GST||With GST|
|3.1||Attesting a Power of Attorney in private form for use overseas and identifying the donor; and|
|3.2||Preparing and completing a notarial certificate as to the attestation of a Power of Attorney and certification of the donor's identity||$220.00||$242.00|
|4||Australian Academic Documents||Without GST||With GST|
|4.1||Verifying an Australian testamur, academic document or record; and|
|4.2||Preparing and completing a notarial certificate as to the verification of an Australian testamur, academic document or record and certifying a copy thereof||$220.00||$242.00|
|5||Other Notarial Certificates||Without GST||With GST|
|5.1||Preparing and completing a certificate of good standing of an Australian corporation||$450.00||$495.00|
|5.2||Preparing and completing a certificate of Australian law:|
|(a) up to three folios||$330.00||$363.00|
|( for each folio beyond three||$80.00||$88.00|
|5.3||Preparing and completing a certificate in relation to any matter not otherwise specified in this scale:|
|(a) up to three folios||$180.00||$198.00|
|(b) for each folio beyond three||$80.00||$88.00|
|6.1||For each of the first ten duplicate certificates provided||Half of the original fee|
|6.2||For each duplicate certificate provided after the tenth||One-quarter of the original fee|
|7||Authentic Form Documents||Without GST||With GST|
|7.1||Completing a notarial act in authentic form prepared by others, including one copy for the client and one copy for retention in the notary's protocol||$360.00||$396.00|
|7.2||Preparing a notarial act in authentic form, including one copy for the client and one copy for retention in the notary's protocol per folio||$120.00||$132.00|
|8||Ships' Protests||Without GST||With GST|
|8.1||Noting a protest prepared by a Ship's Master and entering in the register and providing one copy||$385.00||$423.50|
|8.2||Each further copy||$176.00||$193.60|
|8.3||Preparation of Extended Protest|
Note: Fees may also be charged in accordance with Item I above
|As per Supreme Court scale|
|9||Miscellaneous Fees and Charges|
|9.1||In relation to any matter not otherwise specified above, a notary may charge according to the First Schedule of the current Victorian Practitioner Remuneration Order in relation to matters such as:
|9.2||Notaries may recover all out-of-pocket expenses incurred in the supply of notarial services.|