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Civil news: revised guidance on expert witness payments

Updated guidance on payments for experts in specific areas such as transcripts and translation work.

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Revised guidance is now available which clarifies when you can apply for prior authority in specific areas.

These include:

  • transcripts of judgments
  • translation work
  • communicating with clients at court
  • experts on foreign law

Further information

Expert witnesses in legal aid cases – to download expert witness fee guide

Published 1 April 2015