Queensland Law Society

Charging for document storage

16. Charging for document storage

16.1 a solicitor must not charge:

16.1.1 for the storage of documents, files or other property on behalf of clients or former clients of the solicitor or law practice (or predecessors in practice); or

16.1.2 for retrieval from storage of those documents, files or other property,

UNLESS the client or former client has agreed in writing to such charge being made.