Telephone: 0151 228 4811
5th June 2018
Ms. Alison Stevens email@example.com
Dear Ms. Stevens,
Further to your request for information received on 26/03/2018 and allocated reference
number FoI-2018-3980 please find below our response to your question(s). Please accept
my apologies on behalf of the Trust for the delay in responding to your Freedom of
Information request. Questions and Responses
1. Can you please clarify how much the Trust have spent on Legal fees so far with regards
to taking the case of BABY Alfie Evans to the High Court to terminate his life support?
The Trust has engaged external lawyers to represent it in court proceedings concerning
the care of Alfie Evans and provide related legal advice and support.
As of the date of your request, the Trust’s records indicate that a total sum of £145,354.77
(excluding VAT) including disbursements such as counsel and court fees has been
invoiced in relation to both the court proceedings and related legal advice and support.
If you have any queries about this response or wish to discuss your request further please
contact the Information Governance team.
If you are unhappy with the response provided, you are entitled, under the Freedom of
Information Act to request an internal review.
Yours sincerely, Information Governance Team
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