Our Fees

We can agree to charge fixed fees but can also agree to work on an hourly rate basis; we are able to provide average costs that you can incur during your matter. Below is an estimate of costs as a guide only, but we can give an accurate cost assessment once we have full details of your matter: –

Type of Application and Average fees:

 20 minutes consultation fee £50
 Visit Visa / Average Fee is £1250-£2500
 Asylum matter /Average Fee is £2000-£3500
 Asylum appeal / Average Fee is £2500-£3500
 Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) /Average Fee is £2500-£3500
 Tier 1 (investor) / Average Fee is £2500-£3500
 Tier 2 initial application further leave, or settlement / Average Fee is £2000-£2500
 Tier 4 initial application or extension of stay / Average Fee is £1500-£3000
 PBS Dependant’s visa / Average Fee is £2000-£3000
 EEA dependant other than spouse or child / Average Fee is £1550-£3500
 Registration certificate of an EEA national / average fee is £1300-£2000
 Spouse/other Visas/EC/ Further Leave applications Average Fee is £2000-£3500
 Applications outside the immigration rules / Average Fee is £2500-£3500
 Settlement application under the 10-year rule / Average Fee is £2000-£3000
 Leave to remain under the family or private life route / Average Fee is £2500-£3500
 EEA residence card application for a partner or child / Average Fee is £2000-£3500
 Applications for retained rights of residence / Average Fee is £2500-£3500
 EEA Applications for permanent right of residence / Average Fee is £2000-£3000
 Applications for British citizenship / Average Fee is £2000-£3000
 Lodging grounds of appeal to the First Trier Tribunal Average Fee is £1500-£2000
 First Tier Tribunal appeal / Average fee is £2000-£3000
 Applications for permission to appeal to Upper Tribunal / Average Fee is £2000-£3500
 Judicial Review (Pre-action) against Home Office / Average fee is £750-£1250.00
 Judicial Review against Home Office / average fee is £3500-£4500
 Appeal to The Court of appeal / average fee £3000-£4000

All visa applications fees will cover the following work;

Instructions

Initial Advice

Preparation and submission of Application

Assessing the relevant required documents

Preparing legal representation

Preparing Applicant’s statement (if necessary)

Preparing application bundle

All necessary correspondence with the Home Office

Please note that the fee will not cover any disbursements. The nature of disbursements differs from case to case for example Court Fee, application Fee to the Home Office and Immigration Health Surcharge or counsel fee.All the disbursements will be paid by you separately.

For hourly rate basis, our charges are set below:

  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 8 years post qualification experience Grade A £267.00
  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 4 years’ experience grade B £229.00
  • Other qualified solicitors / legal executives grade C £165.00
  • Trainee/paralegal Grade D £121.00

 Debt Recovery

We can agree to charge fixed fees but can also agree to work on an hourly rate basis; we are able to provide average costs that you can incur during your matter. Below is an estimate of costs as a guide only, but we can give an accurate cost assessment once we have full details of your matter: –

We have split the costs on three main stages.

(1) Debt recovery before court proceeding,

  • We will take initial instructions, study relevant documentation and advice.
  • Write to the other party for debt payment within a specified period
  • Letter of claim in accordance with the pre-action protocol
  • Receipt of money

Our average fees Debt up to £5000.00    £550- £1500

Our average fees Debt up to £ 10000.00    £750 –  £2500

The average fees are based on the matter if running smoothly with other party. If the other party does not respond to our letter before claim or agree to pay the debt, then we initiate court proceedings for recovery of the outstanding debt. If the matter goes to Court for the recovery of the debt then our average fee will be different.

(2)  We provide following services for court proceeding:

  • Issuing claim
  • Where there is a lack of defence, court application for default judgement,
  • Request payment from the other party once default judgement received
  • Receipt of debt
  • Further advice if payment is not received within time periods
  • Representation at a court hearing

The average fees are based on the matter if running smoothly with the other party. But if we receive any defended debt claim or any other possible action then the fee will be different and will increase.

Our average fees if we issue court proceedings Debt up to £5000 are    £1250- £1550

Our average fees for the Debt up to £ 10000.00  are £2500 – £4500

Please note that the fee will not cover any disbursements including Court Fee, Application Fee (if any), Hearing Fee, Counsel Fee. All the disbursements will be paid by you separately.

(3) Enforcement proceedings

Where we are successful in obtaining a court judgement or settlement in your favour but the other party defaults in making a payment, it may be necessary to instigate enforcement proceedings:

The following services may apply:

  • Providing advice on the best course of action for enforcement
  • Issuing a writ
  • Liaising with Bailiffs/ Enforcement Officers
  • Instructing Private Investigators
  • Enforcement action
  • Instructions to Counsel for example for representation at a court hearing

Fee for the above work will be agreed separately.

For hourly rate basis, our charges are set below:

  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 8 years post qualification experience Grade A £267.00
  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 4 years’ experience grade B £229.00
  • Other qualified solicitors / legal executives grade C £165.00
  • Trainee/paralegal Grade D £121.00

Expenses/Disbursements:

Our clients are responsible for expenses to be incurred on their matter.  These expenses are separate from our own costs and are payable in addition. Depending upon the nature of your matter we will explain to you what those expenses are.

They could be for example court fees, barrister’s fees, bailiff fees.

Employment Matters

We can agree to charge fixed fees but can also agree to work on an hourly rate basis; we are able to provide average costs that you can incur during your matter. Below is an estimate of costs of the claims we deal with, the given cost is a guide only, we can give an accurate cost assessment once we have full details of your matter in the following claims: –

  1. Unfair Dismissal
  2. Constructive Dismissal
  3. Wrongful Dismissal
  4. Discrimination in the work place
  5. Harassment in the work place
  6. Whistle Blowing
  7. Breach of employment contract

Our charges would be between £950 to £1550 in the above-mentioned claims for the following work:

Instructions

Initial Advice on the merits of the claim

Review of documents

Advice on the merits and likely compensation.

Advice on entering conciliation

Correspondence with the opponent

Correspondence with the ACAS

Obtaining the ACAS Certificate

If the matter proceeds further our charges would be between £4500.00 to £6500.00 for the following work:

Preparing and submitting the claim to the Tribunal

Dealing with the employer’s defence

Discussing the employer’s defence with you

Preparing a reply to the defence (if necessary)

Preparing for Preliminary Hearing

Following Tribunal directions, we will undertake the following work

Dealing with documents disclosure stage

Preparing your statement

Reviewing employer’s statement with you

Preparing for final one day Tribunal Hearing

Preparing brief and Instructing Counsel to Attend the hearing (Counsel fee will be paid by you upfront)

Our charges would be between £350 to £550.00 providing Advice on the Redundancy and Settlement Agreements.

Complex claims and the issue of proceedings can increase our fees which would factor in:

  • Complexity of the claim
  • Other employment claims
  • Number of documents requiring review and advice
  • Allegations of discrimination
  • Acting against a litigant in person (someone who is not legally represented in their claim)
  • Number of witness statements

Time periods: Mostly these matters resolve in the pre-conciliation stage, then we should be able to resolve the matter in 6-12 weeks and if your claim proceeds to final hearing then it could be resolved in 6-12 months. This is an estimated time period that will depend on the cooperation from all parties. We will be in a position to provide clearer time periods once we have further details of your matter.

For hourly rate basis, our charges are set below:

  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 8 years post qualification experience Grade A £267.00
  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 4 years’ experience grade B £229.00
  • Other qualified solicitors / legal executives grade C £165.00
  • Trainee/paralegal Grade D £121.00

Expenses/Disbursements:

Our clients are responsible for expenses to be incurred on their matter.  These expenses are separate from our own costs and are payable in addition. Depending upon the nature of your matter we will explain to you what those expenses are.

 Commercial Lease matter

We can agree to charge fixed fees but can also agree to work on an hourly rate basis; we are able to provide average costs that you can incur during your matter. Below is an estimate of costs as a guide only, but we can give an accurate cost assessment once we have full details of your matter: –

 Our average fee for commercial lease matters is: £1500-£2500

Time Period: From the date of your instruction we estimate it will take 6-8 weeks. It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties’ cooperation to each other or the complexities that arise during the transaction.

We provide following services:

  • Initial instructions and advice
  • Review and advice on lease documents
  • Carry out searches
  • Obtain further planning documentation if required
  • Make any necessary enquiries of seller’s solicitor
  • Give you advice on all documents and information received
  • Send final contracts to you for signature
  • Agree completion date (date from which you own the lease property)
  • Exchange contracts
  • Arrange for all monies needed to be received from lender and you
  • Complete purchase
  • Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax
  • Deal with application for registration at Land Registry

Stamp Duty Land Tax

This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC’s website or if the property is located in Wales by using the Welsh Revenue Authority’s website.

Our hourly rates are set below:

  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 8 years post qualification experience Grade A £267.00
  • Solicitors/legal executives with over 4 years’ experience grade B £229.00
  • Other qualified solicitors / legal executives  grade C £165.00
  • Trainee/paralegal  Grade D £121.00

Expenses/Disbursements:

Our clients are responsible for expenses to be incurred on their matter.  These expenses are separate from our own costs and are payable in addition. Depending upon the nature of your matter.

WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY VAT REGISTERED, THEREFORE, ALL OUR PRICES ARE EXCLUSIVE OF VAT