legal costs

legal costs
legal costs UK US noun [plural] (also legal expenses) LAW
the money that helps pay for the lawyers and the court in a legal case, usually paid by the person or organization that has lost the case: »

The company had to pay €138,000 in legal costs, after it admitted violating safety codes at two of its factories.


Provision will have to be made for legal costs incurred as a result of the enquiry.


The club was ordered by the High Court to pay over £500,000 legal costs.

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Insurance policies do not always cover legal costs.


Who is responsible for the legal costs of the case?


The court ruled that she pay her former personal assistant $14,200 in damages and legal costs.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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