Information about allowable travel expenses and rules when submitting a claim under a graduated fee scheme.
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.
Prior Legal Aid Agency (LAA) approval
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: email@example.com
Phone: 0115 852 6000 (lines open, 9am to 12pm)