Medico-Legal Service Terms of Engagement & Tariff

Terms of Engagement:

  1. I am an independent witness.
  2. I will use my experience, care and skill in fulfilling your instructions to the best of my ability.
  3. Your full written instructions are required, together with any relevant information you may have, and confirm your agreement in writing stating my engagement on these terms and tariff.
  4. My professional fees and any other expenses are calculated from the time of accepting your instructions and your agreement.
  5. Please keep me informed on the progress of the case. I can help in the period before the trial, if indeed the matter proceeds to the Court stage.
  6. As the Lead Solicitor or Barrister, your assistance is required in settlement/ payment of all fees and expenses.

Tariff:
Clinical Genetics Review Service

  1. Genetic clinic £250
  2. Revisit to Genetic Clinic £100 (Only applies to second revisit)
  3. Genetic counselling £150
  4. Genetic testing £50
  5. Laboratory Genetic Test To be advised

Expert Witness Service

  1. Consultation only £ 250
  2. Review of medical records £ 500 (Minimum 2 hrs.)
  3. Expert witness review/ report £ 250 per hour
  4. Legally aided Family Court £ 150 per hour
  5. Genetics review including Test As per Clinical Genetics Tariff
  6. Travel expenses
  • Car @ 50pence per mile
  • Return Rail fare by First class
  • Taxi fare as per actual expenditute
  • Time incurred  £150 per hour

Court attendance

  • Travelling expenses As per Travel expenses
  • Court attendance fee As per official tariff
  • Overnight stay  As per actual expenses
  • Additional time spent  As per official recommended tariff

Terms & Conditions- Invoice & Payment:

  1. The Genome Clinic is exempt from VAT
  2. Invoice should be settled within 7 days
  3. Settlement of the Medico-Legal Invoice subject to agreed time; please submit to relevant Legal authority for authorisation and payment
  4. Overdue payment subject to additional charge @2%
  5. Copies of receipts etc provided with the invoice