Competitive Conveyancing fees from a trusted expert.
Sale & Purchase Legal Fees
Up to 100K – £575.00 +VAT (£115.00) = £690.00 + Disbursements
Up to 150K – £600.00 + VAT (£120.00) = £720.00 + Disbursements
Up to 200K – £650.00 + VAT (£130.00) = £780.00 + Disbursements
Up to 300K – £675.00 + VAT (£135.00) = £810.00 + Disbursements
Up to 400K – £700.00 + VAT (£140.00) = £840.00 + Disbursements
Up to 500K – £750.00 + VAT (£150.00) = £900.00 + Disbursements
Leasehold on Sale or Purchase add £150.00 + VAT (£30.00) to Each Figure
Purchase of New Build add £150.00 + VAT (£30.00) to each Figure
Additional Legal Fees (SDLT) add £50 + VAT (£10.00) to each Figure
Unregistered Fee add £50 + VAT (£10.00) to each Figure
Help to Buy ISA add £50 + VAT (£10.00) to each Figure
Freehold Management pack add £100 + VAT (£20.00) to each Figure
Third Party Solicitors add £150 + VAT (£30) to each Figure
For every bank transfer we do we will charge a Telegraphic transfer fee (CHAPs) at £25 + VAT (£5)
Mortgage Administration Fee – £50 + VAT (10) = £60
Office Copy Entries & Title Plan – £6.00 per Title (Sale ONLY)
Bankruptcy Search – £2.00 (Per Name)
Land Registry Search – £3.00 per Title
Land Registry Fees:
- UP TO 80K – £20
- UP TO 100K – £40
- UP TO 200K – £100
- UP TO 500K – £150
- UP TO 1M – £295
- OVER 1M – £500
Link to GOV UK Land Registration Fees – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/hm-land-registry-registration-services-fees
Stamp duty will vary depending on the property purchase price and your circumstances, for example you are a first time buyer so the Stamp duty tax will be zero depending on property purchase price. Also if you own more than one property you will have to pay a higher rate.
Here is a link to GOV UK Stamp Duty Calculator which can help you work out how much tax you will need to pay: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/calculate-stamp-duty-land-tax/#/intro
Up to 100K – £450.00 +VAT (90.00) = £540.00 + Disbursements
Up to 150K – £475.00 + VAT (95.00) = £570.00 + Disbursements
Up to 200K – £500.00 + VAT (100.00) = £600.00 + Disbursements
Up to 300K – £525.00 + VAT (105.00) = £630.00 + Disbursements
Up to 400K – £550.00 + VAT (110.00) = £660.00 + Disbursements
Up to 500K – £575.00 + VAT (115.00) = £690.00 + Disbursements
Transfer of Equity
£450.00 + VAT (90.00) = £540.00 + Disbursements
- Land Registration Search – £3.00 per title
- Bankruptcy Search – £2.00 per name (If applicable)
- Land Registration Fee – £20.00
- Fee on Assignment (If a Lease) – Fee will Vary
MAGISTRATES COURT DEFENCE
If we are unable to offer Legal Aid, our fees for private clients are;
Magistrates Court – First Hearing – (Summary only/Motoring cases)
- From £200+ VAT (£240) per hour
Please note; the above is based on 1 hearing with a minimum of £300 + VAT (£360) payable on account in cleared funds before or on the day of the hearing. This includes representation by an experienced Criminal Defence Solicitor of many years experience supervised by another Solicitor of considerable experience from our team, and follow-up advice. For full details of their experience, please see the Team details on this website
If it is necessary to incur additional specific case disbursements (such as instructing an expert or an interpreter/translator) we will give you prior notice of the amount and will indicate whether or not it is subject to VAT. Alternative quotes will be provided on request and these will be discussed and agreed with you beforehand.
Typical Timescales will be outlined fully in the Terms of Business and Advice letter sent to you at the beginning of your case.
Guilty plea Fixed Fee £300 + 20% VAT = £360 TOTAL + disbursements (general or specific*)
– 2 hours attendance/preparation:
– considering evidence
– taking your instructions
– providing advice on likely sentence
– Attendance and representation at a single hearing at the Magistrates Court
– General disbursements such as travel expenses to Court
– The fee does not include:
– instruction of any expert witnesses
– taking statements from any witnesses
– advice and assistance in relation to a special reasons hearing
– advice or assistance in relation to any appeal
The key stages of your matter are based on the presumption that you have entered a guilty
plea and have a date for your hearing.
– Meet with your solicitor to provide instructions on what happened.
– We will consider initial disclosure, and any other evidence and provide advice.
– Arranging to take any witness statements if necessary
– We will explain the court procedure to you so you know what to expect on the day of your
hearing, and the sentencing options available to the court.
– We will conduct any further preparatory work, obtain further instructions from you if
necessary and answer any follow up queries you have.
We cannot provide a timescale of when your hearing will take place, as this depends on the
court listing for that day.
We will attend court on the day and meet with you before going before the court. We
anticipate being at court for [e.g. half a day].
We will discuss the outcome with you. If advice is required on appeal, this will carry an
TRIALS from £1,000 + 20% VAT – £1,200 TOTAL + disbursements (general or specific*)
The fee will include;
– Attendance either before or at the Plea hearing, advising on Plea after perusal of initial details of the Prosecution Case, and taking your instructions thereon.
– Completing the Trial Preparation Form, travel to Court, waiting and Advocacy
– Further attendances on you and any witnesses, perusing and advising on any additional evidence served
– Dealing with any specific Applications such as; Bad Character Applications (where the Prosecution seek to reveal details of any previous bad behaviour by you) or Special Measures Applications (e.g. Witnesses being allowed to give their evidence by video or behind a screen).
– Attendance at Trial by way of a further hearing, cross-examining witnesses, presenting your case and making Legal Submissions, including travel and waiting at this hearing.
In the event of conviction, attendance at the further Sentencing hearing, providing advice in relation to likely sentence, where we cannot anticipate the likely sentence, advice on the options available to the
court in relation to sentencing, putting forward personal mitigation, and to include any travel and waiting at that hearing.
We will discuss the outcome with you. If advice is required on appeal, this may carry an additional cost.
- Hourly rate £200 + VAT (£240), plus 1% of Estate Value and 0.5% Value of Property to be Sold (if applicable).
- Disbursements; £155 Probate Office Application Fee, £1.50 for each additional copy of Grant of Probate (fees current as of 27/08/2021 and subject to change)
- THIS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS.
- ALL FEES QUOTED ARE OUTLINED FULLY IN OUR TERMS OF BUSINESS LETTERS.
- SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED ARE OUTLINED FULLY IN OUR TERMS OF BUSINESS LETTERS OR AS AGREED ON TAKING INSTRUCTIONS ON URGENT CASES AND INCLUDE TIME-SCALES FOR INDIVIDUAL CASES
- COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE;
If you wish to make a complaint about your matter, you should
- 1. Contact Chris Clark who is the Client Care Director. He will then try to resolve the matter between you and the fee earner concerned. If your complaint is about Mr. Clark, please contact Kenneth Calladine. As set out in our complaints procedure (available on request) if after investigation you are not happy with the proposed resolution, you have the right to a redetermination by another Director. You may also have the right to object to our bill by applying to the court for an assessment under Part III of the Solicitors Act 1974.
- 2. If you are not satisfied with our handling of it you can ask the Legal Ombudsman of PO Box 6806 Wolverhampton WV1 9WJ to consider the complaint. Email [email protected]. Telephone 0300 555 1777. Website www.legalombudsman.org.uk. Before accepting a complaint for investigation, the Legal Ombudsman will check that you have tried to resolve your complaint with us first. If you have, then you must take your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman:
Within six months of receiving our final response to your complaint
No more than one year from the date of the act or omission being
complained about; or
No more than one year from the date when you should reasonably have
known that there was cause for complaint.
- 3. If you have cause to complain about our behaviour you should contact our Regulator, the SRA. Please visit their website for details on how to raise such concerns with them.