Soho Office Fees

our fees

Exclusive of VAT at 20%

The information we provide in relation to our professional fees are for the purpose of giving our clients a general understanding of our fees.

Please note our fees are exclusive of VAT at 20% and disbursement costs such as third-party fees (i.e. counsel, surveyors, medical experts, police, interpreters, Land Registry, legal expenses insurance).

We will advise our clients about any disbursements which may be charged. Our fixed fee charges will depend on the circumstances and complexity of your case and the amount of time we expect to spend.  Our clients will be advised on this at our initial meeting.

If it later appears that the case is more complex our clients may be asked to pay further fee.

Fees

VISA APPLICATIONS
(Applications made outside of the UK)

  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00 
    (spouse of a worker)
  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00
    (spouse of a self-employed)
  • Additional fee for each child  £ 350.00
  • Touristic & Family Visit Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Business & Artist Visa  £ 1,500.00
  • Student Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Treatment Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Family Reunion for EEA Members  £ 1,500.00


LEAVE TO REMAIN APPLICATIONS

(Applications made within the UK)

  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,200.00
    (spouse of a worker)
  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,200.00
    (spouse of a self-employed)
  • Human Rights Claim£ 1500.00

Student Applications  £ 1,00.00

ECAA ANKARA AGREEMENT

  • First Application £ 1,200.00
  • Extension Application  £ 1,200.00
  • Turkish worker applications  £ 800.00
  • Applications made outside UK – NO VAT  £ 1,500.00

 



INDEFINITE LEAVE TO REMAIN APPLICATIONS
(Applications made within the UK)

  • All Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) Applications £ 1,500.00 
    (spouse of a worker)

CITIZENSHIP APPLICATIONS

  • Citizenship Applications £ 800.00
  • Registration Applications for Minors  £ 800.00
  • Family Reunion for EEA Members  £ 1,200.00


EEA CITIZENS APPLICATIONS

  • Registration Certificate Applications  £ 800.00
  • Residence Card Applications£ 1,000.00
  • Permanent Residence Card Applications£ 1,200.00

APPEALS TO TRIBUNAL

  • Application to the Court and preparation of Bundle £ 1,800.00
  • Representation at the Court (Barrister/Solicitor) £ 500.00 – £ 700.00

POINT BASED SYSTEM APPLICATIONS

  • Tier 1 (Investor)  £ 5,000.00 – £ 8,000.00
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) £ 5,000.00 – £ 8,000.00
  • Tier 2 (General) £ 2,000.00

    * Depending on the time spend and how much works required

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  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00 
    (spouse of a worker)
  • Spouse and fiancé Visa Applications  £ 1,500.00
    (spouse of a self-employed)
  • Additional fee for each child  £ 350.00
  • Touristic & Family Visit Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Business & Artist Visa  £ 1,500.00
  • Student Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Treatment Visa  £ 1,000.00
  • Family Reunion for EEA Members  £ 1,500.00
  • Naturalisation £600.00
  • Innovator visa £8,000.00
  • Start Up visa £8,000.00


Home Office immigration and nationality application fees:

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Residential Property Sale & Purchase

  • Property value (up to the value of £ 500,000)  £ 1,500.00
  • Property value between (£500,000 but below £1,000,000.00) £1,800.00.
  • Property value £1,000,000.00 and above, please contact us for quote
  • Acting for High Street Banks Lenders £ 500.00, Bridging loan company between £1,000.00 – £1,500.00

Commercial Property Sale & Purchase

  • Property value up to £500,000.00 £1,500.00
  • Property value above £500,000.00 but below £1,000,000.00 £2,000.00
  • Property value £1,000,000.00 and above, please contact us for quote.
  • Licence to Assign  £ 1,500.00
  • Rent Deposit Deed, Authorised Guarantee Agreement & Deed Variation £750.00
  • Surrender of Lease  £ 1,500.00

Example of disbursement for property purchases value below £500,000.00;

  1. Land Registry registration fees £135.00
  2. Local Authority Search, Water & Drainage, Environmental and Chancer Check £488.85
  3. Chancer Indemnity Insurance if required £51.96
  4. Land Registry title information £3.00 each
  5. Land Registry Index Map £3.00 each
  6. Copy of lease held by Land Registry £10.00
  7. Land Registry Priority Search fee £6.00
  8. Anti-Money Laundering check £12.60 against the buyer, if gifted deposit from friend & family, there would be an additional nominal charge of £100.00 + Vat for AML check.
  9. Deed of gift £200.00 + Vat if applicable.
  10. Bankruptcy Search £6.00
  11. Lawyer Check £14.40
  12. Arranging for same day bank remittance = £36.00 per remittance
  13. Arranging for International remittance £60.00 + Vat = £72.00


For leasehold property only

  1. Notice of Transfer (tbn)
  2. Notice of bank charge (tbn)
  3. Direct covenants fees if applicable (tbn)
  4. Apportionment of ground rent & service charge (tbn)


For new built / off plan purchase

Please contact us directly for a quote

We reserved the right to charge additional fee where the matter is unreasonably protracted disregards of which parties’ fault.

Prices Are Exclusive of Vat

Petition for divorce £1,000.00

Statement of arrangements for children £500.00 agreed by all parties

Notice of home rights under the Family Law Act 1996 £250.00

Notice of a financial application, preparing Consent Order and other applications; case worker hourly rate applies (Between £250.00 – £350.00)

Disbursements

Court fees £550.00

Consent Order Court fee £50.00

Counsel daily fee between £600.00 – £800.00

  • Majority of personal injury claims are funded through a Conditional Fee Agreement, also known as “No Win No Fee” agreement. This means if your case is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay us for the work we have carried out for you case, however you may be required to pay for likely disbursements.
  • We can give you likely cost of disbursements at our initial meeting. Should your case be successful, we will claim what is known as “Success Fee” from compensation received.
  • Please note that the maximum that you will be liable to contribute is capped at 25%  of your compensation.
  • For Employment matters number of different options can be considered:
  • Agreed Fixed Fee: This will be assessed during our initial meeting
  • Initial stage: depending on the complexity of the matter
    this will be £ 800.00 to £ 2,500.00 plus VAT
  • Court stage: to issue average between £1,200.00- £3,000.00 plus VAT
  • Tribal Stage: prepare for Tribunal hearing
    between £2,500.00 – £ 4,000.00 plus VAT
  • No win no fee: This will be assessed during our initial meeting
  • Some of the Employment matters can be funded through a Conditional Fee Agreement, also known as “No Win No Fee” agreement.
  • This means if your case is unsuccessful you will not be required to pay us for the work we have carried out for you case, however you may be required to pay for likely disbursements.
  • We can give you likely cost of disbursements at our initial meeting. Should your case be successful, we will claim what is known as “Success Fee” from compensation received. The success fee would be discussed and agreed at our initial meeting.


Hourly Rate: Normal hourly rates will apply
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  • Solicitors with over 8 years’ experience  £ 300.00
  • Solicitors with over 4 years’ experience  £ 220.00
  • Solicitors with over 2 years’ experience  £ 200.00
  • Experiences fee earners  £ 130.00
  • Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners  £ 120.00

FULL ESTATE ADMINISTRATION

We can help you deal with the full estate administration.

What is involved?

All of the work required to complete the probate: Provide you with a dedicated and experienced probate solicitor to work on your matter

  • Identify the legally appointed executors or administrators and beneficiaries
  • Accurately identify the type of Probate application you will require
  • Obtain the relevant documents required to make the application
  • Complete the Probate Application and the relevant HMRC forms
  • Draft a legal oath for you to swear
  • Make the application to the Probate Court on your behalf
  • Obtain the Probate and securely send copies to you
  • Collect and distribute all assets in the estate

Timescale

On average, estates that fall within this range are dealt with within 3-6 months.

Typically, obtaining the grant of probate takes 4-8 weeks. Collecting assets then follows,

which can take between 2-4 weeks. Once this has been done, we can distribute the assets, which normally take 2-4 weeks.

 How much does this service cost?

The price will depend upon the level of experience of the relevant fee earner and the value and complexity of the estate. The price can vary and can be charged on a fixed fee basis, fee percentage (usually between 0.5% to 2.5% is industry standard for Solicitors although banks can charge significantly more) or on an hourly rate basis but typically our fixed fees for Full Estate Administration work start from:

Legal fees £2,000

VAT on legal fees £400

Total £2,400

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. Please keep in mind that, as with the legal fees, the disbursements will vary depending on the type of matter.

Disbursements

Office copies £3

Land charges search £2 per person

Electronic ID check £2.40 per person

Bank transfer fee £35 + Vat per transfer

Probate Application Fee £155 + 0.50p per copy

Case Management Fee £71 / £113

London Gazette notice £83.40 (incl. VAT

Local Newspaper notice Approx £50 – £150 + VAT

Land Registry fee c.£40 – £60

GRANT ONLY

We offer a “Grant only” service too. This is a low cost way of us taking the responsibility for obtaining the Grant of Probate (or Grant of Letters of Administration where there is no Will) on your behalf, and you can thereafter deal with the estate administration yourself.

What is involved?
All of the work required to extract the Grant:

Provide you with a dedicated and experienced probate solicitor to work on your matter

Identify the legally appointed executors or administrators and beneficiaries

Accurately identify the type of Probate application you will require

Obtain the relevant documents required to make the application

Complete the Probate Application and the relevant HMRC forms

Draft a legal oath for you to swear

Make the application to the Probate Court on your behalf

Obtain the Probate and securely send copies to you

Timescale

On average, estates that fall within this range are dealt with within 1 month. We can

usually submit the application to the Probate Registry (for non-taxable estates) within 2 weeks.

How much does this service cost?

The price will depend upon the level of experience of the relevant fee earner and the value and complexity of the estate. The price can vary and can be charged on a fixed fee basis or on an hourly rate basis but typically our fixed fees start from:

Legal fees for non-taxable estate (IHT 205) £500

VAT on legal fees £100.00

Total £600.00

Legal fees for a taxable estate (IHT 400) £1,200.00

VAT on legal fees £240.00

Total £1,440.00

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. Please keep in mind that, as with the legal fees, the disbursements will vary depending on the type of matter.

Disbursements

Office copies £3

Electronic ID check £2.40 per person

Probate Application Fee £155 + 0.50p per copy

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