Fees

Fees

The Lawyers of Lawmatic Solicitors will provide legal service for those who require it. The type of services ranges from consultation, advisory service, preparation with applications. advocacy and other court works.

The following private fee-paying services are to be provided by Lawmatic Solicitors in immigration matters. Family matters will be charged on an hourly rate basis with some unbundled legal services charged on a fixed fee basis such as completing application forms. Personal Injury will be on a Conditional Fee Agreement.

Fees structure

 

 

Immigration applications

 

Visitor                                     £750

 

  • Family Visitor visa
  • General Visitor visa
  • Child Visitor visa
  • Marriage Visitor Visa
  • Business Visitor visa, including visas for academics, doctors, and dentists.
  • Sports Visitor visa
  • Entertainer Visitor visa
  • Prospective Entrepreneur visa
  • Private Medical Treatment Visitor visa
  • Approved Destination Status (ADS) visa

 

Student                                                   £650

Dependent of Point Based Application – £650.00

 

Settlement

  • 10 years long residence (SET-LR) £1250.00
  • Partner of a British person (SET-M) £1250.00
  • Various immigration categories (SET-O) £1250.00
  • Discretionary leave (SET-DL) £1250.00
  • Asylum/Protection (SET-P) £1250.00
  • Victim of domestic violence (SET-DV) £1250.00
  • Application T [a person/child who has lived in the UK (since born) up to the age of 10] £1250.00

 

Entry clearance Application:

 

  • As a partner £1250.00
  • Child £1250.00
  • Fiancée £1450.00
  • Asylum Family Re-union £1250.00
  • Dependent Parent    £1450.00

 

Naturalisation (adult and minor) £950.00

Derivative Residence Card (DRC) under Zambrano Rules £1050.00

Outside immigration rule £1250 – £1550

Settlement and pre-settlement of European citizen and family member £550.00

European Economic Area – Family Member (EEA-FM) £750 – £1050

European Economic Area – Extended Family Member (EEA-EFM) £750 – £1050

UK ancestry/right of adobe £1250.00

British Passport application outside of the UK £850 – £1050

TOEIC –representation £1050 – £1550

Stateless £1250 – £1550

 

Other immigration applications/services

 

Extension of time £350

Subject access £350

Transfer of stamp £450

Deed poll (change of name) £180

Verification/certification of documents £30 (per page)

 

Business immigration

 

Tier 1 £3500 – £5000

Tier 2 £850 – £1550

Tier 2 Sponsor £1250 -£2000

Tier 5 £850 – £1550

Start-up £3500 – £5000

Innovative £3500 – £5000

Sole Representation £3500 – £5000

 

Dependent of Point Based Application – £650.00

 

 

Asylum, Human Rights, Concessions & outside the rules

 

Asylum – Aricle2 & 3 £2500- £4500

(Political opinion, Medical, Sexuality, Race, Gender, Religion, any other specific social group)

Asylum/attendance at an IRC £550

Human rights – Article 8 £1250

Humanitarian/compassionate £2500 – £4500

Regularisation £1250 – £1550

 

 

Immigration Appeals

 

Appeal lodge to First Tier Tribunal (FTT) £850 (in-country and out-country)

Hearing and bundle preparation £1250 – £1550

Case Management Hearing/Review (CMH/CMR) £550

First Tier Tribunal (FTT) facts finding hearing £750.

Permission to appeal to the Upper Tribunal via FTT £650

Permission to appeal to the Upper Tribunal via UT £650

Substantive hearing in Upper Tribunal £850 – 1200

 

 

Immigration litigation

 

  • Judicial review
  • Costs
  • Ex-gratia/maladministration claim
  • Compensation claim
  • Unlawful detention

 

 

Judicial Review (JR) – (non-urgent)

Pre-action protocol

Lodge of a JR, service and certificate of service                                    HOURLY RATE

Attendance of JR-Oral Permission Hearing (OPH)

Attendance of JR substantive hearing

Draft order

 

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

 

Judicial Review (JR) – (urgent)

Pre-action protocol

Lodge of a JR, service and certificate of service                                                HOURLY RATE

Attendance of JR-Oral Permission Hearing (OPH)

Attendance of JR substantive hearing

Draft order

 

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

 

JR Costs (immigration case)

Statement of costs and negotiation with other side                                           HOURLY RATE

Formal bill of costs and negotiation with other side

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

 

 

Ex-gratia/maladministration

Representation

 

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

Compensation claim

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

 

Unlawful detention

Re-presentation/Letter before claim £1500                                                      HOURLY RATE

Claim lodge and service £1850

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

Family

 

Divorce proceedings                                        £1050 – £1550

Judicial separation                                           £1050 – £1550

Dissolution                                                      £1050 – £1550

Child arrangement order/child contact order £1250 – £2050

Financial Order (financial settlement/money issues)           HOURLY RATE

Domestic abuse non-molestation injection   £1250 – £2050

Occupation order                                         £1250 – £2050

Relationship agreement                               £850

Child protection matters                             £1250 – £2050.

Prohibition order to stop child removal from jurisdiction £1250 – £2050

Paternity tests through Court Order and DNA £1050 – £1250

Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreement £850

 

Conveyancing

 

Commercial conveyancing

  • Grant of new lease £2250 – £ 3500
  • Assignment of lease £1800
  • Surrender of a lease £950
  • Business transfer agreement £1550
  • Tenancy at will £1200
  • Share/stock transfer agreement £2500

 

Residential conveyancing

  • Sale of residential property £1500 – £3500
  • Purchase of residential property £2000 – £3500
  • Spouse’s rights to a property £850

 

 

 

 

 

Civil litigation

 

 

Money claim

Bank account closure/suspension

CIFAS marker removal

Landlord and tenant disputes

Contractual disputes

Partnership disputes

Debt problems

Emergency injuries

Financial disputes

Insurance disputes

Bankruptcy

Insolvency

Pension’s litigation

Will and probate disputes

Harassment (private nuisance, public nuisance, threat, abuse)

Negligence/trespass

 

 

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

 

 

Criminal litigation

 

Advising and representing in police station

First appearance in Magistrate Court

Bail application

Search orders/search warrants                                                                                HOURLY

Restrain orders/freezing orders

Criminal defence

 

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

Personal Injury

 

Road traffic accidents

Cycling accident & Motorcycle accident claim

 

Employers liability (accident at work place)

  • Injury at work place /factory/office/school/college

 

 

Public liability

  • Slips & trips
  • Accident in school/college
  • Accident in public places

 

Claim against uninsured vehicle

Medical negligence

Criminal injury compensation

Dog bite compensation claims

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

Housing & Welfare Benefit

 

Housing application to the local council

House disrepair

Repossession/rent recovery

Landlord and tenant disputes

Defending possession

Homelessness

All Welfare benefit application and appeal

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

 

Wills and Probate

 

Drafting Will

Drafting Trust Deed

Probate Application and distribution

 

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

Corporate rate

 

Commercial Contracts

 

Purchase / Sale Business

 

Buying or Selling Shares

 

Shareholders Agreements

 

 

Hourly rate, fixed fee or CFA basis

 

 

Pro-bono (free of charge)

 

Lawmatic Solicitors do undertake pro-bono cases in exceptional circumstances.

 

 

 

Solicitors’ guideline hourly rates

 

Pay band Fee earner London grade 1 London grade 2 London grade 3 National grade 1 National grade 2 National grade 3
A Solicitors and legal executives with over 8 years’ experience £409 £317 £229–£267 £217 £201 £201
B Solicitors and legal executives with over 4 years’ experience £296 £242 £172–£229 £192 £177 £177
C Other solicitors or legal executives and fee earners of equivalent experience £226 £196 £165 £161 £146 £146
D Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners £138 £126 £121 £118 £111 £111

London grades

London grade Area Postcodes
London grade 1 City of London EC1–EC4
London grade 2 Central London W1, WC1, WC2 and SW1
London grade 3 Outer London all other London postcodes

 

 

# Lawmatic Solicitors is located under postcode London Grade 3