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Graduated fee travel expenses

Information about allowable travel expenses and rules when submitting a claim under a graduated fee scheme.

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Guidance on Advocates Graduated Fee Scheme (AGFS) travel expenses

In this publication, you’ll find the Local Bar rules and AGFS travel fee guidance when submitting a claim for legal aid.

Guidance on Litigator Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS) travel expenses

Refer to the Crown Court fee guidance.

As both a litigator and advocate, you can apply to the LAA for prior approval of travel and accommodation costs. Refer to paragraph 13.1 of the Crown Court fee guidance.

Then, apply to the Crown Court prior approval team at: crime.queries@legalaid.gsi.gov.uk

Phone: 0115 852 6000 (lines open, 9am to 12pm)

Published 1 June 2014
Last updated 20 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. We have revised our local Bar Travel Allowances to reflect 2017 train fares and mileage.
  2. Local bar travel allowances updated.
  3. First published.