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Our Fees

Debt Response Charges

 

Letter before action Amount of Claim Court Issue Fee Court Issue Fee On-Line Fixed costs on issue of claim Fixed rates on applying for judgement
£12.00 plus Vat Up to £300 £35.00 £25.00 £50.00

 

 

 

 

  • £25.00 up to £5,000

 

  • £35.00 up to £10,000
£12.00 plus Vat From £301 to £500 £50.00 £35.00 £50.00
£12.00 plus Vat £501 to £1,000 £70 £60 £70
£12.00 plus Vat £1,000.01 to £1,500 £80 £70 £80
£12.00 plus Vat £1,500.01 to £3,000 £115.00 £105.00 £80
£50.00 plus Vat £3,000.01 to £5,000 £205.00 £185.00 £80
£50.00 plus Vat £5,000.01 to £10,000 £455.00 £410.00 £100.00
* Hourly rate charged see below £10,000 upwards 5% of sum claimed 4.5% of sum claimed * Hourly rate charged see below

 

A letter before action includes a telephone call to the Debtor to request payment if no initial response is received at the expiry of the 7 days and/or 2nd chaser letter to the Debtor if telephone contact is not made.

Hourly rates for letter before action for debts over £10,000 upwards

  • Alan Lodge £200.00 per hour
  • Diana Crone £110.00 per hour

 

If the matter is defended our usual hourly rates apply:

 

Employment Fees
Standard Settlement Agreement £350 + Vat
Complex Settlement Agreement £350 - £550 + Vat
Standard Staff Handbook (based on 4hrs work) £764.00 + Vat
Additional Policies (based on 1.5hrs work) £285.00 + Vat
Basic Contract (based on 2hrs work) £328.00 + Vat
Our pricing for bringing and defending wrongful dismissal claims:
Standard case £7,500 + Vat
Medium complexity £11,000 - £15,000 + Vat
High complexity case £14,000 - £19,500 =+ Vat

There will be an additional charge for attending a Tribunal Hearing of £1,0000 per day + Vat.  Generally, we would allow 1-3 days depending on the complexity of your case.

 

Disbursements
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Court fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process
Counsels Fees: Counsels fees are dependent upon the experience of the advocate. We will provide you with a fee estimate for the particular advocate for attending a Tribunal hearing (including preparation (that is selected for your matter)
Landlord & Tenant Fees Vat Court Fees Total
Possession Claims & Section 21 Notices £800.00 £160.00   £1,315.00
Bailiff's Warrant (if needed) £121.00 £20.00 £110.00 £230.00
Any hearings or personal service extra
Possession Claims & S8 Notices £900 £180.00 £355.00 £1,435.00
Advocacy fee appx £150.00 £30.00   £180.00
Bailiffs Warrants (if needed) £121.00 £20.00 £110.00 £230.00

Personal service of Notice (if needed) extra.

 

Family Law Fees Vat Court Fees Total
Uncontested Divorce Petitioner £600.00 £120.00 £550.00 £1,270.00
Uncontested Divorce Respondent £500.00 £100.00   £600.00

Advocacy: Interim Hearings: £1,050 + Vat

 

Wills & Power of Attornay Fees Vat Court Fees Total
Basic Will £120.00 £24.00   £144.00
Husband/Wife as mirror Wills £150.00 £30.00   £180.00
Power of attorney: Single (health & welfare for finances) £300.00 £60.00 £82.00 registration fee £442.00
Power of Attorney: Both £500.00 £100.00 £164.00 £764.00

 

Contact Alan Lodge or Diana Crone to arrange for an informal discussion

diana@davidleesolicitors.co.uk

alan@davidleesolicitors.co.uk