Family Pricing

Area of Law: Family

Sub Area of Law: Co-habitees

 

Price List

 

Fee Earner’s Hourly Rate

Head of Department Partner and Solicitor

 

Senior Associate Solicitor

 

Assistant Solicitor

 

Paralegal

 

Legal Assistant

 

£325 plus VAT (Manjit Kaur Gill)

 

£280 plus VAT (Dilshad K Judge)

 

£185 plus VAT (Sonam Meyon)

 

£135 plus VAT (Gugandeep K Badatch)

 

£125 plus VAT (Diane C Auborn)

 

 

Divorce Proceedings

Uncontested Divorce Proceedings

For Preparation and representation, subject to spouse completing and filing the Acknowledgement of Service at Court within 14 days of receipt.

Includes initial stage of financial provision namely pre – action protocol letter to spouse)

 

£1,500 – £2,000 plus VAT

Contested Divorce Proceedings

For preparation and representation up to and including the First Court Hearing (Further costs to be advised in accordance with the number of Court hearings and complexity of matter)

 

£5,000 – £10,000 plus VAT

Disbursements for Divorce

 

Service

 

Filing an application for Divorce, Nullity, Civil Partnership of Dissolution

 

Filing an application for Judicial Separation

 

Filing an application for a second or subsequent matrimonial or civil partnership with permission granted

 

Filing an Answer for Contested Divorce

 

Filing a declaration as to marital status, Parentage, Legitimacy,

 

 

 

Amount (no VAT payable)

 

£550

 

 

£365

 

£95

 

 

 

£245

 

£365

Key Stage and Timescales

 

Uncontested Divorce

 

Contested Divorce

 

 

6 – 12 months

 

12 – 15 months

 

Financial Proceedings

For the preparation of a Consent Order or Separation Agreement on basis of terms agreed between the parties

 

£3,000 – £3,500 plus VAT

For the preparation of a Consent Order following financial disclosure and negotiation of settlement terms, without Court proceedings.

 

£4,000 – £5,000 plus VAT

 

 

Legal fees for acting for you and representing you at Court up to and including the First Directions Appointment Hearing (FDAH)

 

£4,000 – £6,000 plus VAT

Additional fees after the FDAH and up to and including the Financial Dispute Resolution Appointment Hearing (FDRAH) (The second court hearing)

 

£3,000 – £5,000 plus VAT

Additional fees after the FDRAH for a further FDRAH/directions hearing

 

£3,000 – £5,000 plus VAT

Additional fees thereafter, up to and including the Final Hearing

 

£10,000 – £15,000 plus VAT

Should complexities arise / information comes to light which is not known at the time these estimates are provided, fees may be higher

 

 

 

 

 

In excess of £30,000 plus VAT

Disbursements for financial applications

 

Service

 

Application by Consent for a Financial Order

 

Application for a Financial Order, other than by consent

 

Application to issue Enforcement proceedings

 

 

 

Amount (no vat payable)

 

£50

 

£255

 

 

£50

Maintenance Pending Suit (MPS) Applications

 

Preparation and attendance at hearing

 

Additional fees if a second court hearing is required

 

 

 

 

£3,000 – £4,000 plus VAT

 

£3,500 – £5,000 plus VAT

Disbursements for MPS Applications

 

Service

 

Application fee

 

Representation fees

 

 

Amount

 

£255 (no vat payable)

 

£500 – £1,000 plus VAT per hearing

 

Key Stage and Timescale

 

Financial Proceedings

 

MPS

 

 

 

6 – 12 months

 

3 – 6 months

 

Children Proceedings

Children matter including one Court hearing

 

£3,000 to £4,000 plus VAT

Additional legal fees if there is a dispute about where children are to live and/or how much time they are to spend with the non-resident parent and the case proceeds to a further directions hearing.

 

£4,500 to £7,000 plus VAT

Legal fees for further directions hearings.

 

£3,000 to £3,500 plus VAT per additional hearing

Additional legal fees if the matter proceeds to a Final Fact Finding Hearing.

 

£10,000 to £15,000 plus VAT

Should complexities arise or if information comes to light which is not known at the time these estimates are provided to you, our legal fees me be higher, as set out in the adjacent box.

 

In excess of £30,000 plus VAT

Disbursements for Children Proceedings

 

Service

 

Application for a Section 8 Order, namely a Prohibited Steps Order, a Specific Issue Order or a Child Arrangements Order, with the exception of applications for care and supervision

 

Applications for breach of or for revocation of an Enforcement Order

 

Disbursements for Expert’s Reports/Police Statements/etc

 

Representation Fees

 

 

 

 

Amount

 

£215 (no VAT payable)

 

 

 

 

 

£95 (no VAT payable)

 

 

To Be Advised

 

 

£500 to £1,000 plus VAT per hearing

 

Domestic Violence Matters

In domestic violence injunctions, up to and including the initial Court Hearing only.

 

£3,000 to £4,500 plus VAT

Additional legal fees if a second Court Hearing is required.

 

£4,000 to £6,000 plus VAT

Additional legal fees if further Court hearings are required and directions need to be complied with.

 

£5,000 to £10,000 plus VAT

Disbursements for Domestic Violence Matters

 

Service

 

Disbursements for Expert’s Reports/Police Statements/etc

 

Representation Fees

 

 

 

Amount

 

To be Advised

 

 

£500 to £1,000 plus VAT per hearing

 

Professionals – Of each fee earner

Full Name: Manjit Kaur Gill

Position: Solicitor – Head of Department

Qualifications: LLB (hons)

Areas of Law practiced: Family, Immigration

Experience (years) –

 

Full Name: Dilshad Kaur Judge

Position: Associate Solicitor

Qualifications: LLB (hons)

Areas of Law practiced: Family, Litigation

Experience (years) –

 

Full Name: Sonam Meyon

Position: Assistant Solicitor

Qualifications: LLB (hons)

Areas of Law practiced: Family, Immigration

Experience (years) –

 

Full Name: Gugandeep Badatch

Position: Paralegal

Qualifications:

Areas of Law practiced: Family

 

Experience (years) – 

 

 

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