A federal court that merely states that costs must be borne in a partisan/partisan manner, as agreed or assessed, “does not authorize or require, late parties, that the costs… section 40.2 of the Federal Court order. Regardless of the general reasons why the courts have agreed to issue lump sum orders, it is clear that applications for such injunctions are rarely made. For example, in the five years I was sitting on the bench, I never processed a lump sum application outside of class action applications. It appears that many lawyers have felt that applications for lump sum fee orders are only appropriate in complex and important litigation, as an exception to the general rule that costs are taxable in the event of a delay in an agreement. (b) are awarded as a lump sum instead of or in addition to taxable costs; or after the Agency has informed you in writing, they will call you or your authorized contact to negotiate the payment of your debts. If an agency contacts you, they will work with you to reach an agreement on how to settle your debts. It is clear that our legal system is a fundamental problem in terms of legal costs, and there is a rare consensus among senior law enforcement officials that our legal system is unaffordable for many people.  Chief Justice Martin of the Supreme Court of Western Australia said in 2012:  Idoport Pty Ltd v National Australia Bank Ltd  NSWSC 23 at  (Einstein J) (Idoport). In consulting the profession, the Court of Justice is aware that some lawyers are already using new cost-cutting methods, and I recommend that they do so. But more lawyers need to put their energy into greater litigation efficiency, become experts in ADR, move from billing hours to more competitive pricing structures and promote such sustainable practices with their clients, the relevant legal society and government.  Justice Gleeson, President of the High Court, said: “The collection of royalties for professional legal services on the basis of the time spent on the provision of these services rewards delays, inefficiency and slow thinking.
Time calculation is an appropriate internal mechanism for verifying the effectiveness of a lawyer`s activity. This is not, in my opinion, an appropriate basis for the pricing of professional services… The time load is particularly important in a process like .B. Litigation which is a good example of the Parkinson`s Law! The work is expanded to fill the available time. If people are paid based on the time spent, why not? Gleeson CJ, Commentary on Paper by Lord Browne-Wilkinson (11/9/1998) p.6 (Available at www.hcourt.gov.au/assets/publications/speeches/former_justices/gleesoncj/cj-cj2.htm). Chief Justice Spigelman of the Nsw Supreme Court said: “One thing that happened during this ten-year period is that time-based fees have become almost universal.