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Thanks for your enquiry.
If the advice you are receiving is in respect of your personal affairs, I am afraid the Solicitor will not be able to issue an Invoice payable by your Company, as the Company is not their client and it would be seen as tax evasion, if you were wanting to re-claim back any VAT payable on the Invoice.
I hope this clarifies the legal position to you.
It al depends on "who" instructed the Solicitor to act as mediator and "who" the Solicitor's client is. If it was the Company, then the Solicitor will be entitled to bill the Company, and therefore the costs shall be paid by the Company.
To be honest, it all depends on the nature of the advice you sought. If you were wanting general advice for your own benefit, and your co-Director objected, you wouldn't be able to put the Invoices through the Company. If the advice was required to enable you to solve a Company problem or was needed to enable you to decide on a course of action for the Company, it is perfectly OK for such invoices to be billed to the Company.
Sorry I can't be any more specific, but it does all depend on the nature and reasoning behind the advice you require.
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