The amount of money paid for work carried out by a professional person, such as a lawyer or an accountant. The boss of the NHS's legal unit says escalating costs from no win, no fee solicitors are draining resources from patient care.
- The company spent more on legal fees last year than advertising.
- The client refused to pay the fees charged by its lawyer.
- The annual (=yearly) fee is $1,000.
- What are the fees payable for this service?
- Is there a fee for this type of work?