Fees for Employment Law

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Fees for Employment Law

Our fees are charged upon the hourly rate of the fee earner who is dealing with your matter. This will include preparation for your case, attendance on your file, meetings, telephone calls and any other work that we will undertake for your case. The breakdown for our employment matters are set out below from the initial rate. All fees are tailored to your specific case and a further breakdown can be provided during your consultation. Please note that the fees below do not include disbursements such as Court and barrister fees.

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VAT & Disbursements

Our fees and some disbursements are subject to VAT at 20%. Disbursements are charges payable in addition to our fees, normally to a third party. They can include fees payable to the Court Fees, Translation Fees, Costs draftsmen, Counsel Fees. The amount charged for the disbursements depends upon a number of variables so we will be able to advise you of the correct charges when we have further information.

Disbursements Fees (VAT charged at 20% where applicable)
Counsel Fees
    Avg. £500 plus VAT
Translation Fees
 Avg.£150 plus VAT 
Costs draftsmen      Avg. £1000 plus VAT 

Our Fees

  • Initial consultation and advice (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • £90 plus VAT for an hour
      • £50 plus VAT for half an hour
  • Litigation throughout tribunal proceedings charged at hourly rates of (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Solicitors and legal executives with over 8 years’ experience £282 – £373 plus VAT
      • Solicitors and legal executives with over 4 years’ experience £232 – £289 plus VAT
      • Other solicitors or legal executives and fee earners of equivalent experience £185 – £244 plus VAT
      • Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners £129 – £139 plus VAT
  • ACAS (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Simple complexity cases £550 – £750 plus VAT
      • Medium complexity cases £750 – £1,000 plus VAT
      • Complex cases £950 – £1,200 plus VAT
  • Filing a claim or defending the claim (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Simple complexity cases £600 – £800 plus VAT
      • Medium complexity cases £800 – £1,000 plus VAT
      • Complex cases £1,000 – £1,200 plus VAT
  • Settlement Agreements (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • £400 – £500 plus VAT (Avg.)  This is dependent on the length and complexity of the agreement and the time we will spend in drafting/analysing. We will cap our fees at the sum that your employer will contribute. For consultation, please refer to consultation fees
      • Negotiations will be charged at the hourly rate for the fee earner handling your file
  • Preliminary hearings (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Simple complexity cases £550 – £750 plus VAT
      • Medium complexity cases £750 – £1,000 plus VAT
      • Complex cases from £950 – £1,200 plus VAT
      • Disbursements (barrister fees) are separate fees start £400 plus VAT
  • Drafting witness statements (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Simple complexity cases £300 – £400 plus VAT
      • Medium complexity cases £500 – £600 plus VAT
      • Complex cases from £800 – £900 plus VAT
  • Final hearings (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Simple complexity cases £800 – £1,000 plus VAT
      • Medium complexity cases £1,200 – £1,400 plus VAT
      • Complex cases from £1,700 – £2,000 plus VAT
  • Appeals (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • £2,000 – £2,200 plus VAT
  • Employment Tribunals (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Unfair/Wrongful Dismissal £750 – £900 plus VAT
  • Correspondence with the other party (VAT is chargeable at 20%)
      • Letter drafting 1/10th of the hourly of the caseworker
      • Telephone calls 1/10th of the hourly of the caseworker
      • Emails 1/10th of the hourly of the caseworker

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