Disbursements are a considerable legal cost and not always covered by No Win No Fee*.

What are disbursements?

Disbursements are costs incurred by lawyers for any services required in connection with a legal matter other than their own professional fees. In some instances, a lawyer may agree to cover the cost of their disbursements conditionally depending on a certain outcome.

Depending on your matter disbursements may include:

  • court filing and hearing fees
  • barristers’ fees
  • expert reports
  • testimonies.
  • witness fees
  • interpreter’s fees
  • fees for the service of court documents such as subpoenas
  • and administrative expenses