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Scotland’s Redress Scheme: legal fees payment request form

Guidance and the legal fees payment request form for solicitors.

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This form is for solicitors to request payment of fees related to applications for Scotland’s Redress Scheme. This includes work done on behalf of next of kin applicants and nominated beneficiaries.

Warning

You should not submit a fee request before your work with your client has finished.

There is a separate form for solicitors to claim expenses related to costs incurred on behalf of a client in connection with an application to Scotland’s Redress Scheme, such as money you have spent getting or certifying record for your client.

When completing this form, please refer to:

This form is available both as an interactive PDF document and a print copy. If you’re using the interactive PDF, you can type directly in to the document and save it on your device.

Contact

If your client is a survivor:

Email: apply@redress-scheme.scot

Phone: 
0808 175 0808 (freephone)
+ 44 131 297 6500 (international)

If your client is a next of kin:

Email: nextofkinteam@gov.scot

Phone:
0808 281 7777 (freephone)
+ 44 131 244 2542 (international)

Lines are open Monday to Thursday, from 10am to 4pm (except Scottish public holidays). There is an answering machine at other times, and if you leave a message we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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