Tarif dan biaya pengacara dan konsultan hukum

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Apa saja yang termasuk, serta berapa biaya untuk menyewa pengacara atau konsultan hukum?

Pengacara dan konsultan hukum mengenakan tarif yang berbeda-beda pada klien tergantung kesepakatan yang dibuat. Oleh karena itu penting sekali untuk mengetahui macam-macam tarif yang akan dikenakan, termasuk kesepakatan biaya dan tarif per jam. Dengan demikian Anda dapat membuat estimasi biaya hukum yang akan Anda keluarkan untuk menyelesaikan masalah hukum Anda. Bahkan Anda mungkin dapat menemukan cara untuk menghemat biaya.

Apa yang dimaksud dengan kesepakatan pembayaran (perjanjian biaya)?

Anda mungkin khawatir dengan biaya yang dibebankan oleh pengacara atau konsultan. Untungnya ada berbagai macam kesepakatan pembayaran, dan kemungkinan pengacara Anda akan menawarkan beberapa opsi. Sebelum Anda mulai bekerja sama, pengacara atau konsultan Anda akan meminta Anda menandatangani salah satu kesepakatan pembayaran sebagai berikut:

Pembayaran per jam (biaya per jam)

Untuk pembayaran per jam, pengacara atau konsultan mengenakan tarif ditetapkan (fixed rate) untuk setiap jam atau bagian darinya yang dihabiskan untuk menangani kasus Anda. Tarif ditetapkan bervariasi tergantung dari apa yang dikerjakan. Misalnya, pengacara Anda mungkin akan mengenakan biaya per jam yang lebih rendah untuk penelitian dasar dan biaya yang lebih tinggi untuk persiapan sidang. Menyetujui pembayaran per jam kurang cocok untuk kasus ligitasi seperti penyelesaian sengketa, mengingat pengacara harus melalui proses panjang yang melibatkan sidang, polisi dan penuntutan. Oleh sebab itu pembayaran per jam lebih cocok untuk sesi konsultasi hukum.

Pembayaran tetap (biaya datar)

Dengan pembayaran tetap, pengacara atau konsultan menyetujui untuk menyelesaikan pekerjaan berdasarkan tarif yang telah ditetapkan. Pembayaran tetap umumnya ditawarkan untuk kasus yang mudah ditebak, seperti perceraian tanpa perebutan. Pembayaran tetap sangat umum di Indonesia. Untuk seorang pengacara baru, tarif jasa yang dikenakan sekitar Rp. 5 juta. Pengacara yang lebih berpengalaman mungkin akan mengenakan tarif antara Rp. 8-10 juta untuk sebuah kasus yang sederhana. Untuk kasus rumit, Anda bisa memperkirakan pembayaran tetap Rp 15 juta atau lebih. Biasanya Anda diminta untuk membayar di muka 30-50% dari total pembayaran seketika setelah Anda menandatangani Surat Kuasa dengan pemba

With flat fees, the lawyer or consultant agrees to complete the job for a fixed rate. Flat fees are commonly offered for predictable cases, such as an uncontested divorce. Flat fees are very common in Indonesia. For a junior lawyer, expect a service fee charge of around Rp. 5 million. More experienced associates may charge a price between Rp. 8-10 million for a straightforward case. For complex cases, you may expect a flat fee of Rp. 15 million or more. Usually you are required to a down payment of 30-50% of the total fee once you sign the Letter of Authorization with future payouts divided over milestones.


A client may wish for the lawyer or consultant to represent him on a contingent basis. In this case, a client pays a fee only if his case is successful. Contingent fees may be agreed for cases involving money claims, such as for personal injury and debt collection cases. The advocates can then charge a certain percentage of the amount won during the case, usually 5-20 percent. If your case is not won, you may still have to pay the operational costs the lawyer incurred for your case.

biaya punggawa

This another common fee agreement in which the lawyer or legal consultant charges retainer fees as a deposits or advance payments for hourly work on your legal issue, which is deducted from that retainer each time you are billed for services. Retainer fees are common for long-term lawyer-client relationships, especially for corporate clients and complicated cases. A benefit of retainer fees is that the you can keep the lawyer’s charged hours within your budget.

Apakah pengacara mengenakan biaya tambahan?

Some lawyers and consultant charges additional fees. They may include the following:

biaya konsultasi

For your first introduction meeting with the lawyer, you may need to pay a consultation fee. You therefore want to agree on the costs before you schedule your appointment. Some lawyers offer a free 30 or 60-minute introduction appointment. During this introduction you will not receive practical advice on how to move forward regarding your case, instead you will only receive information on what the lawyer can do for you.

biaya pengajuan

Filing lawsuits and other court actions such as filing documents usually come at an additional fee. Your professional can usually estimate these costs in advance.

biaya pengadilan

There may be court costs if your case enters trial.

Biaya perjalanan

These are the fees charged for the lawyer’s transportation and accommodation to meet you or relevant parties in your case, and travel expenses to attend the court meeting regarding your case.

Berapa banyak yang pengacara biaya per jam?

If you do a quick google or contact several legal professional, you will notice that hourly fees may vary greatly. Several factors influence the hourly price charged by a lawyer or legal consultant:

  • Tingkat dan tahun berlatih pengalaman pengacara telah di bawah ikat pinggang.
  • Tingkat spesialisasi profesional telah mengenai jenis Anda masalah hukum.
  • Total waktu yang mengharapkan profesional untuk bekerja pada kasus Anda.

Bagaimana mengurangi biaya per jam?

Most lawyers in Indonesia are open to negotiating fees. You might be able to agree on doing some research work yourself or having a cheaper professional, such as a legal trainee, perform the easier tasks to reduce your total costs. In Jakarta the hourly price of a junior and associate lawyer ranges between $75 to $250, whereas more senior and reputable lawyers may charge between $250 to $600.

Apa yang terjadi jika Anda tidak setuju tentang biaya?

If you and your lawyer disagree about fees, you have some options. First, contact the professional association where your lawyer or legal professional is licensed, such as the Indonesian Advocates Association, PERADI, and ask if they offer mediation services. You may also contact a neutral party to arbitrate the disagreement.

Bagaimana Anda dapat mengurangi total biaya hukum Anda?

The most effective way in keeping your legal costs to a minimum is to always be upfront with your legal professional. Be honest and complete when you answer your lawyer’s questions. Do not provide false information or leave out important facts; this will end up costing you more money as it will take more time to work on your issue.
Lawyer and legal consultant fees and costs

layanan hukum gratis

In Indonesia you will also find free or reduced-cost legal services for clients who lack the financial means. This is due to the Advocate Law which states that an advocate has an obligation to provide legal assistance to those incapable of seeking justice. So practicing lawyers have a legal obligation to provide pro bono services, but compliance is poorly monitored. Luckily, most lawyers do offer pro bono services, and some organizations offer free legal advice to members, for example provided by law students.
Regardless the topic of your case, it’s important to know how much your lawyer or legal consultant may cost. If you have further general questions on legal fees, Ask a Legal Question for free.

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