FOI22/23 114 External Legal Advice Costs

Date published: 21/12/2022

FOI reference: 22/23 114

Date received: 01/12/2022

Date responded: 21/12/2022

Information requested

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


The information you requested is contained within the document.

There were no settlements or payments made in respect of the legal advice received.


FOI22/23 114 Information Sheet