We regret that as we cannot undertake publicly funded work to the same high standard as our privately funded family law work, we do not act for legally aided clients. However, we will always let you know if we think you may be eligible for legal aid.
Transparency, fairness and proportionality
We recognise that for most of our clients, money is in short supply. Three principles govern our pricing policy: transparency, fairness and proportionality in what we do. We are committed to ensuring that we identify our clients’ vital interests right from the start and then finding the most cost effective means of ensuring those interests. We also seek to negotiate in preference to litigation, unless court proceedings are absolutely necessary. We encourage a collaborate approach though mediation or alternative dispute resolution, whenever the circumstances permit.
Free initial consultation
We are happy to provide a free half-hour initial consultation without any obligation. We will give an indication of the likely cost of our services at this stage, if possible, to help our clients compare our fees with other family law firms.
We always provide our clients with an estimate of our likely charges from the outset and we regularly review our estimates as the matter proceeds..
Our normal hourly charge rates are:
- Partners and senior solicitors £250
- Solicitors and senior executives £220
- Experienced un-admitted staff £185
- Legal assistants and paralegals £125