Attorney's Fee

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Attorney's Fee

A fee a lawyer charges for legal services. Lawyers may work by the hour, for a flat fee, or may even be paid a percentage of the amount one wins in a lawsuit.
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But both planning and legal officers at the meeting were concerned these reasons for refusal "would not be sustainable at appeal and that they might result in the award of costs against the council".
the "Act") to permit an award of costs (such as expert witnesses), in addition to reasonable attorney fees, to the prevailing party if a claim of misappropriation is made in bad faith, or a motion to terminate an injunction is made or resisted in bad faith.
There are other possible circumstances when costs can be awarded, but in each case it is up to the Employment Tribunal to decide whether an award of costs against a party is appropriate.
The lawsuit requests judgment against Shah for compensatory damages, punitive damages and an award of costs and attorneys' fees.
The judgment in the class action and the award of costs are joint and several responsibilities of the Company and of the two officers in question.
UNLIKE the position in the civil courts, an award of costs in the employment tribunal is still the exception rather than the rule.
the plaintiff asserts that the directors breached their fiduciary duties by entering into the Merger Agreement and seeks to enjoin the merger, void certain provisions of the Merger Agreement, impose a constructive trust and an award of costs, including attorneys' fees.