The block fees set out in Schedule 6 of The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Regulations 1989, Chapter II apply to all defended sheriff court actions except simple procedure cases chargeable [Schedule 2A and 7] under schedule 2A and those listed in Schedule 7.
The following proceedings or types of work are required to be charged on a detailed basis [Schedule 5 of The Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) (Fees) Regulations 1989].
Work which is chargeable under schedule 5, in circumstances where the account is otherwise chargeable under schedule 6 block fees:
• Conveyancing work required to implement an order of the court
• Work in connection with drafting and submitting an account of expenses or disputing (on receipt) an opponent’s account of expenses, including attendance at taxation and taking/opposing notes of objections, including taxations instructed by the Board
• Work in connection with letters of inhibition
• Work in connection with the registration and enforcement of a decree
Detailed fees: Court of Session proceedings, Children’s Proceedings, work listed in Schedule 7 and simple procedure cases chargeable under schedule 2A
Read about payment for special urgency work in cases which do not proceed to civil legal aid.