Legal Aid

New appeals process for LF2 litigator fee review

PUBLISHED November 21, 2012

21 November 2012

We will no longer be issuing written reasons for claim refusals or partial authorisations

Written reasons will no longer be provided for cost judge letters after we refuse or only partially authorise claims on litigator fee review forms (LF2).

Instead, we will request further information regarding your claim. Alternatively, should you wish to appeal to the cost judge, you may request written reasons from us. 

Written reasons will only be provided on formal request.

This change is being made with immediate effect. The aim is to:

  • provide a faster turnaround when processing LF2 appeals and
  • ensure consistency in the way we work.

Further information

LSC website: Litigator graduated fee scheme

For non-urgent enquiries you can contact the Litigator Fee teams by email:

Our helpline is for urgent enquiries only:

  • Litigator Graduated Fee Scheme (LGFS) - 0115 908 4383