Solicitors in Essex & London
Our average pricing for bringing and defending claims for unfair or wrongful dismissal
Simple case: £6,500 (excluding VAT)
Medium complexity case: £15,000 (excluding VAT)
High complexity case: £25,000 (excluding VAT)
Factors that could make a case more complex:
There will be an additional charge for attending a Tribunal Hearing which is dependant on the nature of the hearing and the complexity of your case. Please see disbursements below.
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
The fees set out above cover all of the work in relation to the following key stages of a claim:
The stages set out above are an indication and if some of stages above are not required, the fee will be reduced. You may wish to handle the claim yourself and only have our advice in relation to some of the stages. This can also be arranged on your individual needs.
How long will my matter take?
The time that it takes from taking your initial instructions to the final resolution of your matter depends largely on the stage at which your case is resolved. If a settlement is reached during pre-claim conciliation, your case is likely to take between 1 to 3 months. If your claim proceeds to a Final Hearing, your case is likely to take up to 12 months. This is just an estimate and we will of course be able to give you a more accurate timescale once we have more information and as the matter progresses.
There are a number of ways in which your liability for legal fees and expenses may be met. This includes:
Please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to discuss our costs and answer any questions which you may have in respect of the same. We can also give you an honest assessment of whether you would benefit from advice and discuss in general terms your options before you become a client.
We understand that speaking to a solicitor for the first time about issues relating to pay or bonus disputes can be a difficult and stressful experience. Our expert employment solicitors in Essex and London will be happy to undertake an initial interview over the telephone to provide you with some general legal advice. This will enable you to determine what the best next steps are for you to take.
Free initial telephone consultations are available at any of our offices located in Brentwood, Hornchurch or Upminster, or at our office facilities in Leigh-On-Sea and Canary Wharf, London.