Northern Ireland Redress Board sets out fixed costs for applicant’s legal costs

The provision for payment of an applicant’s legal costs and outlays associated with an application to a redress scheme is always an important aspect of any scheme and often is critical to the success of the scheme.

In the absence of being able to access proper legal representation many applicants will not be able to navigate the application process and claim redress and this in turn can lead to applicants instead bringing their claims in the more traditional and costly way, by litigation.

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