Private Disputes

Private Disputes

We offer legal advice and representation to members of the public and organisations across a range of private and property disputes.

  • Contentious Probate – relates to the administration of a deceased person’s estate including contesting a will.
  • Professional negligence involves Accountants, Barristers, Financial advisers, Insurance Brokers, Solicitors, Builders, Engineers, Architects, Surveyors, Tax consultants and many other professionals.
  • Landlord & Tenant– We advise and represent in all manner of Landlord & Tenant disputes.
  • Land and Neighbour disputes include Access to a neighbour’s land for repairs; shared amenities; Establishing the boundaries and ownership; Party walls; and Noise nuisance

This fee scale details our fees for private and property disputes that we provide to our clients. We charge on a fixed fee basis only. However, should you wish to withdraw instructions part way through your case we reserve the right to charge for work undertaken and calculated on my normal hourly rate of £177 per hour.

Routine letters and emails that we write, and routine telephone calls that we make and receive will be charged as units of 1/10th of an hour. Routine letters and emails received will be charged as units of 1/20th of an hour. Please note that our organisation is not VAT registered. Therefore VAT @ 20% will not be added to the fees outlined below. Discounts may be available depending on circumstances and at our discretion.

Type of Application Fees charged
Consultation £177 per hour
Enquiries i.e. land registry searches; bankruptcy searches; enquiry agent £88
Preparation work presenting winding up petition including work to and attending first hearing £2,300
Statutory Demand £200
Small Claims Trial representation (Debt claims only) £600
Fast & Multi Track (Debt claims only) £1,400.00 – £2,250.00 (based on claim value)
Setting Aside Judgement £500
Summary Judgement £700
Charging Order Hearing £250
Order for Sale £250 per hour
Attachment to Earnings £250
Charging Order £395.00 (1st Property) £150.00 per additional
Application for charge removal Land Registry £250
Oral examination £250
County Court Bailiff/High Court Enforcement instructions £250
Order for Sale £250 per hour
Final case review £60