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Mr Greg O'Cathail v Transport for London - Total expenditure on legal fees by TfL from 2008 to the date of compliance with this request (24th March 2017)

Request ID: FOI-2608-1617
Date published: 20 April 2017

You asked

Please provide the total expenditure on legal legal fees, including tax, by Transport for London, on Tribunal and Court proceedings between Mr Greg O'Cathail and Transport for London, from 2008 to the date of compliance with this request. If it assists you, under cover of an e-mail dated 13th May 2016 (TfL Ref: FOI-0219-1617), TfL informed me that as of May 2016, the total legal fee expenditure stood at £224,449.53.

We answered

TfL Ref: FOI-2608-1617


Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 24 March 2017 asking for information about expenditure.


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 do hold the information you require.


The cost since 2008 is £279,065.73. The figure given is inclusive of VAT and covers all external costs billed to date


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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