I would like to know the amount of money the council spent on the services of external law firms and barristers in the last years (year ending March 31 2017). If this is not possible within the restrictions of the Freedom of Information Act, one year of data will suffice.
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In response to your FOI request, I can confirm the following amounts have been spent on external law firms and barristers in the past couple of years: