Funding your caseFair, fixed fees
We are wholly committed to a transparent pricing structure so that you understand the likely costs of your case from the outset and can make informed and cost effective decisions as to how your case is run. We work together with you to provide you with the legal advice you need at the time you need it so you can stay in control. We have a range of hourly rates depending on the qualification of your legal adviser. We work together in teams so that you can have the benefit of the expertise of a Senior Solicitor whilst still keeping the costs down by having any appropriate work done at a more junior level.
Our hourly rates range from £120 per hour to £300 per hour exclusive of VAT.
Fixed fee divorce services
For a straight-forward managed divorce, we can conduct the entire process on your behalf for £900 exclusive of VAT. Including VAT and court costs the total cost would be £1,630. This package does not include advice on matters ancillary to the divorce such as finances or children. This package is available for straight-forward cases however should the case become more complicated or require translations of marriage certificates or personal service of paperwork we will discuss with you the most cost effective way of completing the work necessary.
We offer a fixed fee consultation which lasts for an hour and costs £300 exclusive of VAT. During the meeting we can give you clear, concise advice on your legal situation and the options open to you. This meeting is followed up by a letter of advice.
We are wholly committed to advising, assisting and representing clients wherever possible through legal aid. Legal aid is still available for family law cases in certain circumstances, but it is subjected to financial eligibility tests which change from time to time. To view the most up to date information please go to https://www.gov.uk/civil-legal-advice. If you are in any doubt as to whether or not you could be eligible to legal aid please contact us for further advice.
Recent changes to the means test help with the trapped capital rule.
We continue to campaign for change to make the eligibility rules for legal aid fairer. One of our brave clients worked with us to help change the law in respect of capital trapped in a home which cannot be accessed. For more information please contact us.