Legal Aid Contributions
Ordinary Legal Aid Scheme
Civil Cases

If your financial resources are assessed to be between HK$36,297.51 and HK$290,380.00, you are required to pay a sum by way of contribution upon acceptance of the offer of legal aid. The amount of contribution ranges from HK$726 to HK$72,595 depending on your assessed financial resources. In some cases, you can pay the contribution by installments (normally not more than 6 monthly installments) (Please view our publications on calculation of financial resources and contributions.)

The scale of contribution is as follows:

Scale of Contribution
Financial Resources
(HK$)
Contribution Rates
(%)
Contributions
(HK$)
$0 - $36,297.50 - $0
$36,297.51 - $72,595.00 2% $726 - $1,452
$72,595.01 - $108,892.50 2.5% $1,815 - $2,722
$108,892.51 - $145,190.00 5% $5,445 - $7,260
$145,190.01 - $181,487.50 10% $14,519 - $18,149
$181,487.51 - $217,785.00 15% $27,223 - $32,668
$217,785.01 - $254,082.50 20% $43,557 - $50,817
$254,082.51 - $290,380.00 25% $63,521 - $72,595

 
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