Our Charges

We pride ourselves on our competitive rates and transparency on costs. Where we can, we will offer you a fixed fee or hourly rate option. If we cannot offer you a fixed rate we will provide you with cost estimates on a regular basis.

Single Will £250 + VAT*
Pair of Mirror Wills £350 + VAT*
Single Life Interest Trust or Discretionary Trust Will £350 + VAT*
Pair of Life Interest Trust or Discretionary Trust Wills £450 + VAT*
Letter of Wishes with Trust Wills £100 + VAT*
Notice of Severance with Trust Wills £100 + VAT*
Lasting Power of Attorney for either Property & Finance or Health & Welfare £400 + VAT*
Two Lasting Powers of Attorney
(Both Property & Finance and Health & Welfare for an individual or for either Property & Finance or Health & Welfare for a couple)
£750 + VAT*
Four Lasting Powers of Attorney
(Both Property & Finance and Health & Welfare for a couple)
£1400 + VAT*
Our Fees in relation to the administration of a Deceased’s estate 1% of the estate value, together with our time spent dealing with the matter at an hourly rate of £170 + VAT*
To obtain the Grant of Probate only using HMRC’s short form account known as an IHT205 £600 + VAT*
To obtain the Grant of Probate only using HMRC’s short form account known as an IHT205 together with applying for the transferable Inheritance Tax Nil Rate Band £750 + VAT*
To obtain the Grant of Probate only using HMRC’s long form account known as an IHT400 from £1000 + VAT*
Expenses are charged in addition to our fees
HM Land Registry Office Copy Fee £3.00 
InfoTrack administration fee to obtain Land Registry Office Copy £0.75 + VAT*
Probate Court Fee £155.00 + £1.50 per copy
Declaration of Trust From £300 + VAT*

*VAT is charged at the standard rate of 20%

Claire Trueman is our solicitor who specialises in probate.  Find out more about Claire and her expertise here.

Find out more about the key stages involved in probate here.

Separation Agreement £650 + VAT* / £750 + VAT* / £850 + VAT*
depending on complexity
Pre-Nuptial Agreement £650 + VAT* / £750 + VAT* / £850 + VAT* 
depending on complexity
Co-Habitation Agreement £650 + VAT* / £750 + VAT* / £850 + VAT* 
depending on complexity

 *VAT is charged at the standard rate of 20%

Full representation as Petitioner (Person starting the divorce) on an undefended divorce

£550 + VAT*

Full representation as Respondent (person responding to the Divorce) on an undefended divorce £350 + VAT*
Expenses are charged in addition to our fees
Court Fee to start the divorce £550  (Could be eligible for exemption or reduction)

*VAT is charged at the standard rate of 20%

PACKAGES Package A
Telephone Consultation
Package B
Offer Letter
Package C
Telephone Consultation & Offer Letter
Package D
Consent Order
0 Assets
PRICE £195 + VAT* £195 + VAT* £295 + VAT* £550 + VAT*
INCLUDES
Qualified lawyer allocated to your case YES YES YES YES
General legal advice on impact of proposed order YES NO YES NO
Drafting of an order NO NO YES YES
Communication with your spouse or their solicitor NO YES YES YES
Implementation of your order NO NO NO NO
Advice on suitability/fairness of proposed settlement NO NO NO NO

 

PACKAGES Package E
Consent Order 1/1 Assets
Package F
Consent Order
3+ Assets or more
Package G
Consent Order prepared by 3rd party 1/2 Assets
Package H
Consent Order prepared by 3rd party 3+ Assets or more complex
PRICE £650 + VAT* £850 + VAT* £375 + VAT* £550 + VAT*
INCLUDES
Qualified lawyer allocated to your case YES YES YES YES
General legal advice on impact of proposed order NO NO NO NO
Drafting of an order YES YES NO NO
Communication with your spouse or their solicitor YES YES YES YES
Implementation of your order NO Service of Pension
Sharing Annex
NO Service of Pension
Sharing Annex
Advice on suitability/fairness of proposed settlement NO NO NO NO

 

ADD ON SERVICE PRICE
Voluntary disclosure From £2000 + VAT*
Negotiation with other party £750 + VAT*
Letter to court if draft order queried by court £250 + VAT*
Representation at court at remote hearing £450 + VAT*
Representation at court at in person hearing From £450 + VAT*
Expenses are charged in addition to our fees
HM Land Registry Office Copy fee £3.00
InfoTrack admin fee to obtain Land Registry Office Copy £0.75 + VAT*​
Court fee to submit a consent order application £50 (but you may be eligible for a reduction or exemption if you are on a low income).
Court fee to submit an application for financial remedy proceedings £255 (but you may be eligible for a reduction or exemption if you are on a low income).

 

*VAT is charged at the standard rate of 20%

The above fixed fees are for guidance purposes only, fees and expenses are quoted on a case by case basis.  A matter could be more complex or involved and require an hourly rate.  Please contact us to obtain a quote.

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When it comes to legal processes, we know how daunting things can be, that's why we offer a FREE 30-minute consultation, so you can talk to an expert Family Lawyer and take the right steps from the start.

What our clients say about us

"Your letter did the trick, the path has been fixed! Thank you so much."

"Jill gave me great advice throughout the divorce process. her straight-talking but warm style gave me confidence from an early stage. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Jill to anyone in the same situation."

"It has been a pleasure working with you, thanks for making it all so smooth and straight forward."

"Thank you for all of your support and advice recently, it means a lot."

"Alison provided a fantastic friendly service. She made me feel at ease and really took time to understand what I needed. She kept me in the loop every step of the way and always responded efficiently and very friendly. I would definitely recommend to friends and family."

“I would love to say a big thank you to Angela Lally and Jill Rucklidge for outstanding work. And always there when I needed them through my divorce, I would highly recommend them both.”

"Lorna, thanks very much for your help and guidance throughout this process, I'm relieved that the end is in sight."

"Thank you so much we really appreciate everything you have done for us; you have been fantastic and I will recommend to friends."

"Fantastic service from a professional and friendly team. Made everything so easy and straight forward."

“I am dyslexic so extra time was taken to explain the process. You were very patient. I don’t feel that you could improve your service 100% professional and reliable.”