Our pricing for bringing and defending claims for unfair or wrongful dismissal to include representation at Trial is as follows:
Factors that could make a case more complex include:
There will be an additional charge for attending a Tribunal Hearing of £1,000 per day (excluding VAT).
You should explore any legal expenses policy that you have in place which could cover your legal costs and disbursements.
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees or Barrister’s fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
Barrister’s fees are estimated to be between £750 to £1,250 per day (depending on experience of the advocate) for attending a Tribunal Hearing (including preparation).
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 the 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 2-4 weeks. If the claim proceeds to a Final Hearing, your case is likely to take 3-6 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.
The Employment Tribunal team
The team are listed below. Gerallt Hughes oversees all Employment Tribunal work.