Legal action and costs

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Dear Children's Hearings Scotland,

I am writing to you to request the following information.

1) The total spend, broken down by financial or calendar year, on external legal advice since April 1, 2020. (I.e. 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23 to date)
1a) Please break this down by the list of associated cases or disputes, and their individual cost.

1b) If possible, please provide the final settlement or damages or other court mandated payment cost for any cases during which external legal advice was sought. If it is not possible to link each case to a settlement agreement, please provide the total cost of the settlements or payments.

Yours faithfully,

Conor Matchett

Children's Hearings Scotland

Dear Conor,

Thank you for your email of 30th November 2022. You have requested the following information from CHS:

1) The total spend, broken down by financial or calendar year, on external legal advice since April 1, 2020. (I.e. 2020/21, 2021/22, 2022/23 to date)
1a) Please break this down by the list of associated cases or disputes, and their individual cost.

1b) If possible, please provide the final settlement or damages or other court mandated payment cost for any cases during which external legal advice was sought. If it is not possible to link each case to a settlement agreement, please provide the total cost of the settlements or payments.

In line with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, we will respond within 20 working days from receipt of your request and no later than 4th January 2023. If you have any questions in the meantime please feel free to get in touch.

Kind regards,
Danielle

Danielle Metcalfe | Information Governance Records Officer 
Children's Hearings Scotland
3rd Floor, Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HE
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Dear Conor,

 

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request,
which we received on 30^th November 2022.

 

Kind regards,

Sophie-Elise

 

Sophie-Elise Anker (she/her) | Information Governance and Data Protection
Officer 
Children's Hearings Scotland
3^rd Floor, Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HE
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respect each other's working patterns and I look forward to a response
when you are next available.

 

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