Fees

Expert Witness

Expert Witness - for guidance purposes only

Areas of practice include:

  • Mapping;
  • Land Registry;
  • Boundary Disputes;
  • Aerial Photography & Interpretation;
  • Cadastre;
  • Topographic Land Survey.

Free consultation service

An initial 1/2 hour appointment to discuss your requirements can be made either by phone or by attending our centrally located offices; whatever is more convenient. At this session we would be able to offer advice and give guidance on possible action that you may take. At this time we could also provide you with further documentation information that you may take away to help you consider how you wish to proceed.

Please note that any time in excess of the 1/2 hour period would have to be charged pro-rata at our professional hourly rate of £200.

Expert Witness Consultancy

Consultancy for other expert witness related matters would be charged at our professional hourly rate of £200. Due to the diversity of work detailed quotations can be provided on application and submission of clients requirements.

Late payment of fees

The Dispute Mediation Consultancy reserve the right to charge interest on late payment of invoices compounded quarterly from the due date of payment accruing daily at the statutory rate being Bank of England base rate plus 8%.

No VAT currently payable

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Payment

  1. 50% of the  quoted Expert Witness fee and estimated expenses are payable one week in advance of start of work.
  2. A final balancing invoice, will be issued and become payable one week following the completion of agreed work unless otherwise agreed by The Dispute Mediation Consultancy and in any event 14 days after work completion.
  3. Interest will be charged on amounts overdue at the statutory rate being Bank of England base rate plus 8%

Cancellation

  1. Where a cancellation is made after the provision of service date has been agreed, but more that a week prior to the date, the cancellation charge is the arrangement fee shared between the parties.
  2. Where a cancellation is made within one week of the agreed provision of service date, 50% of agreed collective fees will be payable.
  3. Where a cancellation is made within 48 hours of the provision of service (excluding Saturday, Sunday and public holidays), the full agreed fees will be payable.

General Terms & Conditions

  1. Full terms and conditions are provided in any contract and on our web site www.dispute-mediation.co.uk
  2. Fees and expenses, are shared equally between the parties unless otherwise agreed by The Dispute Mediation Consultancy LLP.
  3. Fees do not include agreed expenses such as room hire, catering, and the Experts’s travelling costs, all of which can be quoted prior to commissioning the work.
  4. Where a party is represented by solicitors, our invoice will be addressed to those solicitors, who must accept liability for agreed charges and expenses.
  5. All agreed expenses & fees incurred by The Dispute Mediation Consultancy LLP, arrangement fee, preparation, report & attendence in Court by the expert will be payable in full.

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