fee

noun

  • General legal English
  • The Practice of Law

Definitions of fee

  • 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.

Phrase Bank for fee

  • 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?

Additional Notes for fee

  • The plural noun legal fees (often simply fees is used to describe the money spent on legal advice and related costs during a legal dispute: The judge approved an additional $20 million in legal fees.