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External Legal Spend

Requested on
Mon 19th August, 2013
Reference
FOI 3288
Resolution
Information provided

Question

Charnwood

Spend Information (financial year) Internal Legal Services (#1) (total cost including overheads etc.) All External Legal Services (#2) (exc. VAT) Direct payments to Barristers or Chambers ONLY (#3) (exc. VAT)
2010/11 £ £ £
2011/12 £ £ £
2012/13 £ £ £

Notes:
#1 If the legal department is combined with another service please make an estimate of the cost of providing legal services.
#2 If cases run over a financial year please estimate the value of work done for the financial year or, if your information is stored differently, please provide a brief explanation on how the given figure was calculated.
#3 Please exclude all third party payments and only include direct payments to barristers or Chambers.

Do you redact the names of barristers if they appear in any of your “spend over £500” datasets?
Y/N
Does your legal services department provide legal services to external clients?
Y/N
How does your local authority contract external legal services with the Bar? (i.e. through a consortium, framework agreement, Panel, etc.)

Answer

Following the above information request I am pleased to provide the following information, however we require more clarification in regards to Internal Legal Services, please could you clarify as to what direct costs and what internal recharges you would like included in the amount.

Charnwood
Spend Information (financial year) Internal Legal Services (#1) (total cost including overheads etc.) All External Legal Services (#2) (exc. VAT) Direct payments to Barristers or Chambers ONLY (#3) (exc. VAT)
2010/11 £  £ 0.00  £ 4,456.25
2011/12 £  £ 1,909.23  £ 19,006.25
2012/13 £  £ 33,421.63   £ 38,280.00
 
Notes:
#1           If the legal department is combined with another service please make an estimate of the cost of providing legal services.
#2           If cases run over a financial year please estimate the value of work done for the financial year or, if your information is stored differently, please provide a brief explanation on how the given figure was calculated.
#3           Please exclude all third party payments and only include direct payments to barristers or Chambers.
 
Do you redact the names of barristers if they appear in any of your “spend over £500” datasets?
  Y/N      NO
Does your legal services department provide legal services to external clients?
  Y/N      NO
How does your local authority contract external legal services with the Bar? (i.e. through a consortium, framework agreement, Panel, etc.) 
             NO
 

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