Employment - Price ListENG

Overview

Stages of the Process

The fees below relate to the following key stages of an Employment Tribunal claim

  • Taking initial instructions, reviewing documentation and advising you on the merits of your defence and the value of any likely awards
  • Entering into mandatory pre-claim conciliation to explore whether a settlement can be reached
  • Preparing your response to the Tribunal Claim
  • Exploring settlement and negotiating settlement throughout the process
  • Considering a schedule of loss and/or preparing a counter-schedule of loss
  • Preparing for and attending preliminary hearings
  • Exchanging documents with the other party and agreeing a bundle of documents
  • Preparing witness statements
  • Instructing expert witnesses and considering their reports and the reports of the claimant’s expert witness
  • Preparing bundles of documents
  • Reviewing and advising on the claimant’s witness statements
  • Agreeing a list of issues, a chronology and a witness list
  • Preparation and attendance at final hearing, including preparing instructions to a barrister.

 

How long the Tribunal Claim takes is entirely dependent on the point at which it gets resolved. If a settlement is reached during pre-claim conciliation, the Claim may be resolved within 6 to 8 weeks. However, if the Claim proceeds to a final hearing, the case could take between 6 months to a year. In some cases, claims may take over a year.

 

Likely Costs

Costs will vary depending on the complexity of your case, as set out below:

Complexity of Case
Simple - £15,000 to £25,000 plus VAT and disbursements
Medium - £25,000 to £50,000 plus VAT and disbursements
High - £50,000 to over £100,000 plus VAT and disbursements

 

 

Services

Service Price
Simple£15,000 to £25,000 plus VAT and disbursements £15,000.00 Including VAT
Medium£25,000 to £50,000 plus VAT and disbursements £25,000.00 Including VAT
High£50,000 to over £100,000 plus VAT and disbursements £50,000.00 Including VAT

Key Stages and Timescales

Simple

Key Stage Timescale
Timescale (Estimated) 6 – 30 week(s)

Medium

Key Stage Timescale
Timescale (Estimated) 6 – 30 week(s)

High

Key Stage Timescale
Timescale (Estimated) 6 – 30 week(s)

Professionals

Robert O'Hara

Partner Solicitor

Qualification Educational Institution
LLB (Hons) BPP Law School London
Areas of Law Practiced Experience Time Spent
Private Client Family Litigation Employment and Debt Recovery 5 year(s) 100%

Kevin O'Hara

Partner Solicitor

Qualification Educational Institution
Qualified Solicitor Since 1974
Areas of Law Practiced Experience Time Spent
Head of Conveyancing/Probate/Litigation 47 year(s) 100%