Your client may consult you about several different matters, at the initial application stage or subsequently during the course of advice on another matter. You are required to decide whether the advice and assistance relates to one or more distinct matters.
You should generally make one single grant of advice and assistance, if necessary seeking an appropriate increase in authorised expenditure.
By way of guidance, we list some examples of situations where it would not be appropriate to make more than one grant:
We will only pay for the work that would reasonably have been undertaken under the initial grant.
If you are unsure about whether to make one or more grant of advice and assistance, you should seek advice from our Criminal Applications Department.
Advice and assistance application procedures
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