Our Fees

 

General Net VAT Total
Hourly rate (general practice) £250 £50 £300
Hourly rate (corporate, commercial, litigious, trust, specialist) £300 £60 £360
Certification, statutory declaration, oaths, swearing - no advice (minimum fee of £15 minutes) £62.50 £12.50 £75
Purchase Conveyancing Costs (Freehold)*
£1 to £250,000 £1,000 £200 £1,200
£250,001 to £500,000 £1,250 £250 £1,500
£500,001 to £750,000 £1,500 £300 £1,800
£750,001 to £900,000 £1,750 £350 £2,100
£900,001 to £1m £2,000 £400 £2,400
£1m to £1.5m £2,500 £500 £3,000
£1.5m to £2m £3,000 £600 £3,600
Supplemental
Acting for lender/mortgaging bank £300 £60 £360
Leasehold titles £250 £50 £300
New build properties £350 £70 £420
Unregistered land £350 £70 £420
Disbursements
Searches (approximate) £400 (approx) £80 (approx) £480 (approx)
Land Registry Application Fee (depends on value): For exact amounts see Land Registry fee table available here from £135
Stamp Duty Land Tax (depends on value) TBC*
Any Other Associated Costs (deed of covenant, notice fees, service charge & ground rent apportionments) TBC*
* for example fees and disbursements please see our conveyancing page
Sale Conveyancing Costs (Freehold)
£1 to £500,000 £950 £190 £1,140
£500,001 to £750,000 £1,250 £250 £1,450
£750,001 to £950,000 £1,500 £300 £1,800
£950,001 to £1m £2,000 £400 £2,400
£1m to £1.5m £2,500 £500 £3,000
£1.5m to £2m £3,000 £600 £3,600
Supplemental
Leasehold titles £250 £50 £300
Unregistered land £350 £70 £420
Discharge/removal of restrictions and charges (per entry, but excluding sole mortgage) £150 £30 £180
Disbursements
Land Registry documentation (per document) £3
Estate Agent Fees (TBC) ~0.8% of value ~0.2% of value ~1% of value
Any other associated costs (pre-sales management pack & Landlord replies to enquiries, ground rent and service charge apportionments, third party restriction consents and compliance certificates, deed of covenants) TBC*
*For example fees and disbursements see our conveyancing page
Re-Mortgage Fees
£0-500,000 £750 £150 £900
£500,001-£1m £900 £180 £1,180
£1m to £1.5m £1,500 £300 £1,800
£1.5m to £2m £2,000 £400 £2,400
Additional Matters
Independent Legal Advice / Adviser’s Certificate (Guarantee, equity release, etc) £250 £50 £300
ID1 Land registry verification form (no advice) £150 £30 £180
Transfer of Equity or Gift of Property £1,000 £200 £1,200
Lease Extension (please note you will need to pay the surveyor and Landlord's fees as well as the 'marriage' value and Land Registry fees) £1,200 £240 £1,440
Probate Costs
Probate Administration Fees:
0.75% percent of real estate, 1.25% of other assets to a minimum of £2000 plus VAT
£2,000 min £400 min £2,400 min
Limited Retainer: Extracting grant of probate £900 £180 £1,080
Disbursements
Probate application fee (estate worth over £5,000) £273
Sealed copies of the Grant of Probate £1.50
Financial Assets search plus VAT (if applicable) £200 £40 £240
For a full summary of the process, fees and disbursements, see our probate page.
Private Client Matters
Single Will (non-complex) £250 £50 £300
Mirror Wills (non-complex) £416.67 £83.33 £500
(For complex will drafting our hourly fees apply)
Lasting Power of Attorney (Health or Finance) £600 £120 £720
2x Lasting Powers of Attorney (same donor) £1,000 £200 £1,200
4x Lasting Powers of Attorney (two donors) £1,667.67 £332.33 £2,000
Home Visit Fee (CB1-25, IP28-32) £390 £78 £468
Disbursements
Court fees per Lasting Power of Attorney £82
Debt Recovery / Litigation
The below fixed fees are calculated upon an estimation of the hourly work involved at our published rate below, for a more detailed breakdown please see our debt recovery page here.
Letter Before Action (Up to four hours) £585 £117 £702
Statutory Demand (Up to three hours) £390 £72 £428
Repossession Application £1,000 £200 £1,200
Uncontested Debt Recovery up to £5,000 £1,000 £200 £1,200
Uncontested Debt Recovery from £5,000 to £10,000 £2,000 £400 £2,400
Uncontested Debt Recovery from £10,000 to £50,000 £3,000 £600 £3,600
Uncontested Debt Recovery above £50,000 (our hourly fees apply) £300 per hour £60 per hour £3,60 per hour
Disbursements
Court Fees at Cost:
For Debt Recovery: (between £35 and 5% of the claim) for examples see our debt recovery page here, for court fees see HMCTS website here.
For Repossessions: £355
Matrimonial
Divorce (uncontested/joint) £1,500 £300 £1,800
Financial Consent Order from £500 plus VAT
Child Arrangement Orders from £500 plus VAT
Disbursements
Court Fees (Divorce) £593
Court Fees (Consent Order) £255
Court Fees (Child Arrangement Order) £215
Contested, mediation, negotiation (hourly) £300 £60 £360
Please note that in the normal course of business for residential conveyancing, probate and debt collection we do not make a charge for AML searches or bank transfers (TT fees).  We never charge for BACS payments but where due diligence becomes complex or several CHAPS payments are required we charge the following additional fees per instance. £30 £6 £36