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Booking: Terms & Conditions

Written Confirmation

If you would like to reserve our services, please in your communications with us make it clear that you would like to instruct us to attend (unless instructions have already been given). Please be aware that our availability may change until we receive this confirmation.

Booking Fee

Our booking fee is £50.00 per day of attendance. A cheque should be made out to “Larking Hodge Pollock” and be sent to the address below either by post or DX.


One Cow Lane

Church Farm

South Harting

West Sussex GU31 5QG

DX: 100413 Petersfield

Alternatively you can pay this via BACS (please contact us for our account details).

In your covering letter, please could you:

  1. Let us know if it is at split costs. If it is, please provide us with a contact name, company, email address and postal/DX address for the other invoiceable party.

  2. Provide the name of the case, the case reference, the start time and an estimate of the length.

  3. Please could you also indicate whether this is funded by SLAB.


Additionally, to assist with the names and spellings of speakers, please can you email us a copy of the record.


Party Litigants

If at shared costs and we are to invoice a party litigant directly, we will require upfront payment from the unrepresented party, prior to confirming our attendance. If we are not informed until after the hearing date and there is a difficulty in obtaining payment from the litigant, then the firm who instructed our services will be liable to the settle the full costs for this instruction.

For further information on our rates and fees, including cancellation costs, please visit our rates and fees section. Please also note that if your court is outside of Glasgow there will be travel and accommodation charges where applicable.


Payment Policy

Our terms of payment are strictly 30 days from date of invoice.

Late payment charges (including interest) will be applied in accordance with our statutory rights.


Please note: Once you have confirmed that you would like to instruct our services, this instruction is an agreement between Larking Hodge Pollock and your company, with fees payable in accordance with OCR 29.18. Unfortunately, we cannot delay settlement of our invoices due to your client not settling the fees.

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