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OUR FEES

 

CASE REVIEW

 

Our initial case review will be fixed costs and starts from £100 plus vat. This will allow you to discuss your matter briefly to consider your legal options and the different funding arrangements available for your particular matter.

 

IMMIGRATION MATTERS

  •    Work Visas Applications
    • Innovator from £2,000 to £5,000 plus VAT
    • Start-up – £3,000 to £6,000 plus VAT
    • Tier 1 (Investor) – £5,000 to £7,000 plus VAT (depending on the level of work required)
    • Tier 2 (General) – £1,500 plus VAT
    • Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) – £3,000 plus VAT
    • Representative of an Overseas Business – £5,000 to £6,000 plus VAT
    • Other work visa categories  – £2500 plus VAT

 

  • Study Visas
    • Tier 4 (General) – £1,250 plus vat

 

  • Visit Visas
    • Standard Visitor Visa – £1,000 plus VAT
    • Other visit visa categories – £1,250 plus VAT

 

  • EEA Nationals and Family
    • EU Residence Cards and Family Permits – £1,250 plus VAT
    • EU Permanent Residence Documents – £1,250 plus VAT
    • The EU Settlement Scheme: EU Settled and Pre-Settled Status – £750 plus VAT

 

 

  • Partners and Family Applications (Entry Clearance /Leave to Remain)
    • Spouses, Civil Partners and Unmarried Partners Applications for leave to remain as family members of a person present and settled in the UK (including extensions from within the UK)  – £1,500 plus VAT

 

  • Spouses, Civil Partners and Unmarried Partners Applications for leave to enter as family members of a person present and settled in the UK  – £1,500 plus VAT

 

  • Adult Dependant Relative – £1,500 plus VAT

 

  • British Citizenship and Permanent Settlement
    • Permanent settlement Application for Indefinite Leave to Remain(ILR) – £1,500 plus VAT
    • Application for Naturalisation – £1,000 plus VAT

 

  • Other Immigration categories
    • Human Rights and Asylum Claim – £3,000 to £4,000 plus VAT
    • Application on the basis of Long Residence – £1,500 to £2,500 plus VAT
    • Application for Discretionary Leave to Remain – £1,500 to £2,000 plus VAT

 

 

  • Immigration Appeal and Judicial Review (Appeals)

 

  • Immigration Appeals to First Tier Tribunals and Upper Tribunals (Preparing the case and further attendance at the tribunal) – £2,500 to £3,000 plus VAT
  • Judicial Review £2,500 – £5,000 plus VAT (depending on the complexity of the case)

 

  • Detention & Bails
    • Attendance at Detention center – £500 plus VAT
    • Bail Application including attendance at the tribunal – £1,500 to £2,500 plus VAT (depending on the complexity of the case)
    • Deportation Appeals £2000.00 – £4000.00 plus VAT

 

Please note that these prices do not include any fees due to the Courts, Barristers, Home Office, Surcharges , Interpreting and/or translation of documents, costs for professional report(s) that may be needed as evidence or any other third party disbursements will always be payable by client.

We will require our fee payment on account upon instruction where we agree a fixed fee. In addition, once we have the formal instructions we will not be able to issue any refund should you choose to discontinue your instructions.

 

 

FAMILY MATTERS

 

  • Family Law matters

 

  • Divorce     from £1000 + VAT
  • Financial settlements Initial Fee of £1000 + VAT then hourly rate from £165-£250
  • Child arrangements Initial Fee of £1000 + VAT then hourly rate from £165-£250
  • Pre-nuptial agreements                 £1000+VAT
  • Post-nuptial agreements £1000+VAT
  • Cohabitation agreements £1000+VAT
  • Adoption starting from £1,750 plus VAT until the first hearing

and then hourly rate from £165 – £250 plus court hearing fees

 

All fees are subject to review in view of complexity of the case, and are exclusive of court fees / barristers fees and other associated necessary third party fees.

  • Employment Law matters

 

  • Settlement agreements from £300-£500 + VAT
  • Redundancy from £1000 to 1500 + VAT
  • Unfair Dismissals from £1,000 to £5000 plus VAT (fee will vary with

the level of complexity of the matters)

  • Employment contracts, Policies and Handbook – from £500 to £1,000 plus VAT
  • Day to Day HR advice and guidance –                     from £250 to £500 plus VAT

There will be additional fee payable by client in form of disbursements including Counsel fees (which will vary depending on the level of experience of the Counsel/Advocate)  to attend hearing and Tribunal Fees (TBA) or any other relevant fees incurred to prepare the case. Other more complex matters will be charged at our hourly rates in line with the person’s experience dealing with the matter.

 

  • Personal Injury Law
    • RTA                                                        CFA-No Win No Fee or on private funding basis
    • Workplace accidents                       CFA-No Win No Fee or on private funding basis
    • Trip/Slip accidents                            CFA-No Win No Fee or on private funding basis

 

If we represent you under the CFA basis then our success fee will be charged at 25% of you damages under the agreement. If we believe that there is low prospect in your claim then we will not be able to deal with your claim on CFA – No win no fee basis and you have to find an alternative funding arrangement of which we will advise you. If you decide to fund it privately then we will provide your fee estimate for your agreement.

 

 

  • Debt Recovery & Enforcement                   

Initial Fee from £500 + VAT then hourly rate from £165-£250 depending on the Value of Claim.

 

STAGE 1

 

    • Review and further advise together with letter before action – £500 plus VAT (for claim less than £5000)
    • Review and further advise together with letter before action – £750 plus VAT (for claim less than £10,000)
    • Review and further advise together with letter before action – £1,750 plus VAT (for claim between £10,000 to £100,000)

STAGE 2

Prepare and Issue Court Claims

    • £750 plus VAT for the claim value less than £5,000
    • £1,000 plus VAT for the claim value less than £10,000
    • £1,500 plus VAT for the claim between £10,000 to £100,000 (there will be added success fee not exceeding 25% – this success fee will be only charged at stage 3)

 

Please note the above fees are for undefended claims and in defended claims our fees will be charged at hourly rates once Stage 1 and Stage 2 fees are paid in full and the claim becomes defended claim. Any additional costs in form of disbursements will be indicated where possible but any third party fees will be client’s responsibility at all times.  Court fees to issue claim will be advised in view of the claim amount and separately payable by the client.

 

Please note that the interest and compensation may increase the debt amount resulting in a higher fee.

 

  • Debt enforcement and Default Judgment
    • Request for Judgment £150 plus VAT
    • Writ of control (if debtor failed to satisfy judgment) by instructing High Court Enforcement Officers and any third party or court fees separately payable (TBA).
    • Charging Order – £500 plus VAT (excluding hearing).
    • Other services such as Bankruptcy, winding up (please ask for fee estimate).
    • Any other debt enforcement service (additional fixed fees will be advised at the relevant stage)

 

  • Landlord & Tenant
 
o    Eviction

–          Telephone Advice starting from £50+ VAT

–          Checking Section 21 or Section 8 Notice starting from £100+ VAT

–          Letter before action and chasing arrears starting from £100+ VAT

–          Prepare & Serve Section 21 Notice starting from £150+ VAT

–          Prepare & Serve Section 8 Notice starting from £150+ VAT

–          Prepare & Serve Section 21 & Section 8 Notices starting from £250+ VAT

o    Possession Proceedings (County Court)

–          Accelerated process starting from £500 + VAT & £325 Court fee

–          Possession (non- accelerated) starting from £500 + VAT & £355 Court fee

o    County Court Hearing fees

–          AQ Archers fee starting from £500 + VAT

–          Counsel fee to attend County Court hearing – TBC

o    Apply for County Court Warrant of Possession (recovery of property or land)

–          Our fee to apply for County Court Warrant           £125 +VAT

–          Court fee to issue Warrant of Possession               £121

o   High Court possessions starting from £1000+ VAT & £480 Court fee

–          Counsel fee to attend Court – TBC

 

Please note that the above fees are for straightforward and undefended claims. For defended proceedings the fee will be charged at hourly rate as below or agreed fixed fee. There could be additional fees for other related services and third party disbursements i.e. bailiffs costs and etc.

 

·         Housing disrepairs

–          CFA-No Win No Fee with success fee of 25% or on private funding basis

 

If we represent you under the CFA basis then our success fee will be charged at 25% of you damages under the agreement. If we believe that there is low prospect in your claim then we will not be able to deal with your claim on CFA – No win no fee basis and you have to find an alternative funding arrangement of which we will advise you. If you decide to fund it privately then we will provide your fee estimate for your agreement.

 

  • Selling residential property

 

o     Selling a house
  • Legal fees to act on the sale of a property start from £600 Plus VAT

**Please note that currently we only deal with sales of residential properties. Our fees for such matters vary in line with the property prices.**

 

  • Potential disbursements
  • Notice of transfer fee: This fee if chargeable is set out in the lease. Often the fee is between 0 – £250 plus VAT
  • Notice of charge fee:(if the property is to be mortgaged) – This fee is usually between 0 – £250 plus VAT
  • Deed of covenant fee: This fee is provided by the management company for the property and can be difficult to estimate. This fee is between 0 – £250 plus VAT
  • Certificate of compliance fee: This fee is ranged between 0 – £250 plus VAT (to be confirmed upon receipt of the lease)
  • HM land registry fee: Fees Calculator (data.gov.uk) only if applicable
  • Search fees: From £150 – £216 plus VAT – these prices may vary in line with the property location

 

All the above given prices and disbursements are subject to change in line with the relevant additional factors including property value and location.

Please contact us for our free fee quote without obligation.

Services for Business

 

  • Business Immigration
    • Sponsor Licence Application   – please ask for a fee quote
    • Sponsor Licence Compliance – please ask for a fee quote
    • Sponsor Licence Suspension and Revocation – please ask for a fee quote
    • Civil Penalty for Illegal Employment – please ask for a fee quote

 

  • Commercial Property
    • Commercial lease agreements

–          From £1250 + VAT

    • Sale and purchase of commercial property

–          From £1250 + VAT

    • Termination of lease

–          From £1000 + VAT

    • Renewal of lease

–          From £1000 + VAT

 

  • Sale and purchase of a business
  • From £1500 + VAT

 

 

 

The following hourly charge rates apply to the following members of our firm:

 

Grade of Fee Earner Hourly Rate
1.      Solicitors with over eight years post qualification experience including at least eight years litigation experience.   £250.00 – £350.00
2.      Solicitors and legal executives with over four years post qualification experience including at least four years litigation experience.   £225
3.      Other solicitors and legal executives and fee earners of equivalent experience.   £175
4.      Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners   £120.00 – £140.00

 

The above hourly rates are exclusive of VAT.