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    Fees and Services

    In this uncertain economic climate, offering clear and open pricing is as important to us as it is to you. Our pricing and additional services set us apart from other law firms.

    We understand that everyone has different needs, so instead of providing one pricing option for everybody, we want to offer a price suited to your individual needs. When you speak to us, we will take the time to fully appreciate your circumstances and understand the help and advice you may need. We know that at these times there is a lot of emotion and stress, and we’ll be able to provide you will good advice and support. Our employment lawyers have years of experience and are here to help you at these times.

    It’s important to us that you pay the right fee in the right way for the service that you require. Find below some of the examples of how you may like to pay and fund your legal advice or claim:

    • Pay by the hour for the time we spend on your case
    • Fixed fees – we may agree on a fixed price with you for the whole case
    • You may have legal expense insurance through various insurances you have
    • No Win, No Fee basis – after our initial discussion we’ll inform you if your claim is eligible

    We recognise the importance and security of clear transparent pricing of our legal services. As such, we are delighted to offer a range of pricing options for you.

    For an initial consultation (with no time limit) to find out if you have got a case and gain peace of mind of seeking expert legal advice from our employment solicitors, please call us on 01780 757 589, requests a callback or complete our fast track on line enquiry form.

    EMPLOYEE FEES

    Legal Expense Insurance

    Check your household insurance – we can help you to see if you are covered
    Subject to the Prospect test of 51% or higher
    your legal expense insurance will cover your legal fees
    Initial Consultation – no time limit. Find out if you have got a case and
    gain peace of mind by seeking expert legal advice

    Legal Expense Insurance

    Nothing to pay – when fees are covered by your insurance

    £150 plus VAT

    By the Hour

    Principal / Associate Solicitor
    Assistant Solicitor
    Solicitor
    Counsel fees – Per day cost range from
    Travel expenses discussed in advance
    Typically Claims take between 30-75 hrs to conclude

    By the Hour

    £200 plus VAT
    £160 plus VAT
    £150 plus VAT
    £500- £1500 plus VAT
    Discussed in advance

    Fixed Fee

    We may agree a fixed fee with you
    Depends on the complexity of the claim
    Always agreed from the outset
    Initial Consultation (no time limit)
    Typical fixed fee for Unfair Dismissal
    Payable over 3 months
    Settlement Agreements

    Fixed Fee

    Call to discuss

    £150 plus VAT
    £5000 -£15000 plus VAT

    We will agree a fee with you, normally
    paid for by your employer

    No win, No Fee basis

    We will advise you within 30 days of our first meeting whether your
    claim is eligible for a no win/no fee. The success threshold is 60%.
    If it meets the threshold, the fees will be as indicated.

    No win, No Fee basis

    Call to discuss

    There is a fixed fee of £150 plus VAT to assess your case.

    Thereafter, if we agree to progress your case:
    a. 25% plus vat of any settlement if the claim settles more than 7 days before the hearing
    b. 35% including vat of any settlement or award if the claim settles within 7 days
    of the hearing or settles at or after hearing
    c. If Counsel is used then you will be responsible for costs as mentioned above
    d. If Counsel fees are incurred then the percentage at points (a) and (b) will
    decrease to 20% plus VAT

    Tribunal Claims usually have the following stages:

    a. ACAS conciliation completed within 3 months of incident or dismissal
    b. Claim submitted within 30 days of the date of early conciliation
    c. Employers have 30 days to respond to the claim being accepted by the ET
    d. Most claims then have the following stages:
    i. Preparation of schedule of loss
    ii. Disclosure of documents
    iii. Agreement on documents to be used at the hearing
    iv. Preparation of Hearing Bundle of documents
    v. Witness statements from relevant witnesses
    vi. Exchange of witness statements
    vii. Preparation of list of issues, chronology, and case list
    viii. Hearing
    ix. Remedy Hearing

    e. Claims take between 26 and 52 weeks to conclude all the Tribunal process

    Tribunal Claims usually have the following stages:

    For more detail please call us

    * For further details regarding Tribunal Claims and the process, please click here

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