Where special urgency cover is granted for a certain step in proceedings, such as conduct of a preliminary hearing on a specific date, any reasonable travel costs associated with attending court to carry out those steps will be included in that grant.

Where special urgency is granted for conduct of a particular court hearing on a specific date then any reasonable preparation associated with the court hearing on that date will be included in that grant

Obtaining an Opinion from counsel is not a step in court proceedings. If you consider this is appropriate, you need to submit an associated sanction application once special urgency cover has been granted or ask for an increase in advice and assistance for this if your client is eligible.

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