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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.


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