APPENDIX A

       
           

File Reference

Person/Firm Instructed

Nature of service/Advice provided

Why instructed

Amount of Fees ()

Notes

ED-0404

Joanne Clement, 11 KBW

Advice on JR and represention at SEN Tribunal

Exceptionally complex case with significant implications for the authority

33808

 

EDCP-177

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Advice on whether care threshold met

Complex case requiring specialist child care and education law advice

600

 

EDSD-044/1

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Advice on Disability Discrimination claim against a school

In house lawyers lacked required expertise

900

 

SSCH-0000

Ruth Henke QC - 30 Park Place

Advice on Fostering Law

Advice sought on joint basis by Special Interest Group - issue of common interest

1440

Advice given as part of the shared services project - costs shared

SSCH-1049/1

C Hayworth - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

972

 

SSCH-1049/1

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1479

 

SSCH-1245/1

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

660

 

SSCH-1321/1

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

408

 

SSCH-1430/1

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1408.8

 

SSCH-1430/1

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

153

 

SSCH-1433

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

2730

 

SSCH-1437

Ruth Henke QC - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

900

 

SSCH-1447

Ruth Henke QC - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

960

 

SSCH-1447

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

810

 

SSCH-1459/1

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1630.8

 

SSCH-1527

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1800

 

SSCH-1527

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

339.6

 

SSCH-1552

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

2946

 

SSCH-1563/1

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

570

 

SSCH-1563/1

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

408

 

SSCH-1590

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1020

 

SSCH-1590

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

840

 

SSCH-1590

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

7780.5

 

SSCH-1593

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1107.6

 

SSCH-1598

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

127.2

 

SSCH-1611/1

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

204

 

SSCH-1644/1

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

3750

 

SSCH-1678

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

612

 

SSCH-1683

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

229.2

 

SSCH-1685

Natasha Moran - Iscoed

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

110

 

SSCH-1699

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

4640.1

 

SSCH-1706

M Withers - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

364.5

 

SSCH-1706

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

4334.04

 

SSCH-1709

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

483.6

 

SSCH-1709

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

612

 

SSCH-1713

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1094.4

 

SSCH-1713

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

2217.6

 

SSCH-1722

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

102

 

SSCH-1722

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

9049.2

 

SSCH-1739

Georgina Buckley - Iscoed

Representing Council in the Crown Court

Public Interest Immunity Application - in house lawyers lack audience rights

555

 

SSCH-1782

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1530

 

SSCH-1783

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1261.5

 

SSCH-1783

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1590

 

SSCH-1784

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1560

 

HR-0293

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Advice in relation to employment tribunal case

Advice on narrow issue outside solicitor's expertise

180

In house team conducted the case throughout

SS-0799

Tom Scapens - Iscoed

Advice on recovery of residential care fees

In house team lacked required expertise

612

 

SSCH-1789

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

300

 

SSCH-1789

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

357

 

SSCH-1795

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

4005.6

 

SSCH-1799

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

600

 

SSCH-1799

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

3136.5

 

SSCH-1805

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1014

 

SSCH-1806

Kate Hughes - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

Complex case requiring specialist advice on several key issues .

1858.5

 

SSCH-1807

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

6276

 

SSCH-1807

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

2728.2

 

SSCH-1812

Kate Hughes - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1417.5

 

SSCH-1813

Kate Hughes - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

5506.2

 

SSCH-1824

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

204

 

SSCH-1824

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

4653.6

 

SSCH-1826

Kate Hughes - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1053

 

SSCH-1840

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

885.6

 

SSCH-1863

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

750

 

SSCH-1864

Kate Hughes - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

5289.9

 

SSCH-1866

Elizabeth McGahey - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1377

 

SSCH-1866

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

2856.3

 

SSCH-1871

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1798.8

 

SSCH-1876

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1200

 

SSCH-1877

Olivia Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

127.2

 

SSCH-1877

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

663

 

SSCH-1889

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Advice on the immigration status of a child

In house lawyers have no knowledge/experience of immigration law

420

 

SSCH-1919

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

Complex case requiring specialist advice on several key issues.

3789.6

 

SSCH-1931

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

2244

 

SSCH-1936

Kate Hughes - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

891

 

SSCH-1941

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

Complex case also involving adult mental health and immigration issues

540

 

SSCH-546/4

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

1130.4

 

SSCH-588/1

Kate Hughes - 30 Park Place

Advising on Adoption law and procedure

Complex case requiring adoption expertise above that maintained in-house

456

 

SSCH-738/1

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

4519.2

 

SSCH-749/1

Rhian Jones - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

331.2

 

SS-0381

Ruth Henke QC - 30 Park Place

Advice on complex human rights claim

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

5328

 

HTCP-289/9

Mary Cook-Cornerstone

Advice on land law issues relating to a CPO

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

3000

 

PLRG-2029

Mary Cook-Cornerstone

Advice, drafting & preperation for public inquiry

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

41,490

Inquiry cancelled at 11th hour when objectors withdrew objections

EHLI-237

Joanna James - Apex

Representation at trial

Conducting solicitor unable to attend

390

Fixed fee agreed

EDPR-096

Francesca Quint-Radcliffe

Advice on Charitable Trust & land law issues

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

600

 

HTAR-123/58

Morgan La Roche solicitors

Preperation of section 278 Agreement

Continuation of previous instructions

0

No seperate invoice rendered

SSCH-1298/1

Claire Williams - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

0

No invoice yet rendered

ENES-540

Kate Smith - Angel Chambers

Representation at trial

Conducting solicitor unable to attend

240

Fixed fee agreed - full costs order obtained

HTAR-123/59

Gerdards solicitors

Preperation of section 278 Agreement

Continuation of previous instructions

0

No seperate invoice rendered

EHFS-049

City & County of Swansea

Urgent advice on complex food safety prosecution

In house criminal lawyer on leave. No cover available in house

250

 

PLBC-101

Robert Craven - Iscoed

Advice on ownership of dangerous structure

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

840

 

PLRG-2684

Robert Craven - Iscoed

Advice on ownership of dangerous structure

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

558

 

HTMT-040

Robert Craven - Iscoed

Advice on ownership of dangerous structure

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

558

 

ENES-559

Tom Scapens-Iscoed

Advice on proposed land drainage works on private land

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team - threat of judicial review

595

 

SS-0394

Melanie McDonald - 5KBW

Advice & representation in Court of Protection

Insufficient in-house expertise/capacity

1950

 

SSCH-1919

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

Complex child care case involving non-accidental injuries

0

No invoice yet rendered

EHAH-082

Lee Reynolds - Apex

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

Specialist advice needed due to nature of defence being put forward

0

No invoice yet rendered

SSCH-1644/1

Claire Williams - 30 Park Place

Representation at trial of contested adoption application

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

0

No invoice yet rendered

PLPM-402

R Harrington - 30 Park Place

Advice on the enforcement of market tenancies

Specialist are of law outside the expertise of the in-house team

480

 

PLRG-2874

A Tanney - Falcon Chambers

Advice on large dilapidations claim against the council

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

2640

 

FI-1219

C Jenkins - Angel Chambers

Advice on a property related debt claim

Issues beyond the expertise of the in-house team

0

No invoice yet rendered

EHPH-222

L Reynolds - Apex Chambers

Advice in relation to statutory abatement notice

Specialist advice needed due to nature of the nuisance

0

No invoice yet rendered

SSCH-1960

A Jones - 30 Park Place

Representation at Crown Court on PII application

In-house team lacks required audience rights

0

No invoice yet rendered

SSCH-1321/1

O Pike - 30 Park Place

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

In house team lacked capacity and required advocacy experience

0

No invoice yet rendered

LS-0421/3

Tim Kerr QC - 11KBW

Advice and attendance at EGM in respect of PIR

Head of Admin & Law considered it appropriate to seek such advice

28,872.80

 

PLRG-2453/1

R Anthony-Iscoed

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

Complex land law case following sale at auction

6001.5

Costs order obtained for 37,411.06

PLRG-2453/1

P Ashworth - Iscoed

Representation at court

Lead counsel unable to attend on 1 occasion

540

 

HR-0192

P Ashworth - Iscoed

Specialist advice and advocacy

Complex employment case

3172.5

 

SS-0100

Emma Sutton - 30 Park Place

Advice on withdawl of care package

In house team lacked required expertise

1020

 

EHAH-078

Lee Reynolds - Apex

Advice and drafting of documents

Complex animal health case requiring specialist advice

960

Full costs order obtained

EHTS-284

Lee Reynolds - Apex

Advice and drafting of documents

Complex Trading Stds case requiring specialist advice

360

 

EHTS-296

Lee Reynolds - Apex

Drafting documentation, advice and representation at court

Complex Trading Stds case requiring specialist advice

6,225

 

EHTS-294

Lee Reynolds - Apex

Drafting, advice and representation at court

Complex Trading Stds case requiring specialist advice

2910

Full costs order obtained

EHTS-297

Lee Reynolds - Apex

Advice and drafting of documents

Complex Trading Stds case requiring specialist advice

480

 

LS-0421/3

Slater & Gordon solicitors

Advice and representation in defending Defamation case

Continuation of previous instructions in 2011

53,797.42

Costs order for full costs recovery obtained

SS-0381

Hugh James solicitors

Advice on complex human rights claim

In house team lacked required expertise

198

 

SSCH1712

Hugh James solicitors

Advice on a disability rights claim

In house team lacked required expertise

300

 

SS-0408

Hugh James solicitors

Advice and drafting of documents

Complex property transaction. Lack of in house capacity at the time

27,175.00

 

SS-0381

Beachcrofts solicitors

Advice on complex human rights claim

In house team lacked required expertise

$5,025.00

 

LS-0421/3

Slater & Gordon solicitors

Indemnity costs in defamation counterclaim

Continuation of previous instructions in 2011

3209.08

Last payment 12/12/13

EHAH-078

Nicola Harris/Apex

Advice and attendance at court

Complex animal health case requiring specialist advice

1325

Full costs order obtained

EHAH-082

Alex Greenwood - Apex

Advice and attendance at court

Complex animal health case requiring specialist advice

1650

 

EHAH-081

Lucy Crowther/Apex

Advice and attendance at court

Complex animal health case requiring specialist advice

4225

10,000 costs awarded

           
 

Items highlighted are instructions to solicitors