Scotland’s Redress Scheme: prior approval review request form

Guidance and the prior approval review request form for solicitors.

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This form is for solicitors to request a review of a Redress Scotland decision related to the prior approval to incur additional costs beyond the prescribed sums for legal work.

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.


If your client is a survivor:


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

If your client is a next of kin:


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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