You should make it clear when you need an increase in authorised expenditure for family mediation work.  The costs of mediation and preparation of the report are shared equally between the parties.  The hourly rate is currently £86 per hour.

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Issues arising with different types of A&A

Requirement for increase to be granted and implications for property recovered or preserved for conveyancing work

Conveyancing work is only chargeable at advice and assistance rates if we have granted an increase to carry out this work.

Issues arising with different types of A&A

No fees payable for precognitions for Criminal Injuries Compensation Agency work

Learn why we will not pay for precognitions for Criminal Injuries Compensation Agency work in advice and assistance cases.