FOI request detail

Legal costs from Uber legal action

Request ID: FOI-1306-1718
Date published: 06 October 2017

You asked

We are asking for a FOI on the current expenditure costs to TFL re all actions in courts/hearings in relation to cases brought by Uber or TFL We are aware some are still ongoing but we require the above as of today's date and the expected estimate to future costs to TFL in regard to the hearing re English Language Test in February.

We answered

TfL Ref: FOI-1306-1718

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 31 August 2017 asking for information about legal costs. Please accept my apologies for the delay in our response.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can confirm we hold some of the information you require.

The total expenditure, as at the end of August 2017 and since June 2014, is £291,679. This figure is inclusive of VAT.

We do not hold an expected estimate of future costs and so are unable to provide you with this information.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

Yours sincerely

Lee Hill

Senior FOI Case Officer

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London

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