Decision details

Fees & Charges - Legal Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Resources

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


to review the fees and charges applied for external legal services in line with the UK Consumer Price Index effective from July 2021 until and including 1 July 2023.


The Cabinet Member agrees that the fees and charges will be reviewed annually in light of the UK Consumer Price Index (“CPI”) and amended on an upwards only basis from 1 July 2021 until and including 1 July 2023.

Any marked economic and/or budgetary change negatively impacting on Service fees and charges during this period will be reported back to the relevant Cabinet Member.


Reasons for the decision:

The review is needed to reflect the cost of the services provided and to support existing revenue budgets.

Alternative options considered:

To retain fees at the current level with the risk that the Service does not meet its revenue budget.

Publication date: 06/09/2021

Date of decision: 06/09/2021

Effective from: 14/09/2021

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