Our costs for work in these sorts of matters typically range between £1,500 – £9,000 plus VAT. Please note that this range of costs would not include Disbursements, such as Counsel’s fees. It is not a maximum limit on our costs in such matters.
- Costs for an initial meeting, perusal of documentation (up to one lever arch) and initial advice about options / next steps – £500 – £1,000 plus VAT
- Initial negotiations including – £200 – £400 plus VAT
- Defence of Employment Claim – £1,000 – £1,500 plus VAT
- Preparation of Documentation / Witness Statements / Schedule of Loss – £1,200 – £4,000 plus VAT (depending on case)
(Please note that the above estimates are based on matters which do not include: advice in respect of protracted grievances; advice in connection with data subject access requests; consideration of large volumes of documentation, claims involving allegations of discrimination; claims involving protected disclosure / whistleblowing, and / or travel to and from client’s premises).
The main disbursement in these types of cases will be for Counsel’s fees. Counsel is not usually involved until a decision has been made to lodge an Employment Tribunal Claim. These are discussed with clients before they are incurred but typically range from £600 – £4,500 plus VAT, depending on the extent of Counsel’s involvement. Counsel is usually engaged in the drafting of pleadings and to attend hearings.
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