If you require a court reporter, or stenographer as we are traditionally known, Verbatim Reporters can help.  We can use traditional or machine shorthand to produce fast and accurate transcriptions of court proceedings throughout Scotland. We also offer reporting of non-judicial tribunals and arbitrations.

Our clients

We can work on behalf of law firms, defendants, the court service or other parties that have an interest in the proceedings of a case.

Our work is produced to high degree of accuracy and speed. We can also read back transcripts during court proceedings

Scottish Courts:

Justice of the Peace courts

  • Sheriff courts
  • The Court of Session
  • High Court of Justiciary
  • Scottish Land Court

In addition to court reporting, Verbatim Reporters can also assist with a range of other legal services such as transcribing statements, note taking at pre-trial hearings and provision of printed documents.  See right for full details of our rates and fees.

Rates & fees

Applicable to court reporting in civil actions throughout Scotland and based on the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Witnesses and Shorthand Writers in Sheriff Court) 2000.

Attendance fee – per hour £44.30

Minimum charge £177.10

Cancellation charge £100.00 per day

Extending notes – per page £7.25

Additional copies of notes – per page £0.61

Charges will be subject to VAT at the rate applicable at the date of invoice. Cancellation fees are not subject to VAT.

Other rates may apply depending on the type of contract (rates available on request). 

Please contact us for a tailored transcription quotation.