Fees Guide

Free Initial Telephone Discussion & Quote

 

Call us on 0161 872 66 55 to discuss the details of your case, the options available to you and how our legal team can assist. We can also discuss fees based on your individual circumstances and give you an agreed fixed fee quotation. Alternatively, you may claim your free assessment here and we’ll get back to you to carry out a free assessment with you.

 

Immigration Matters

 

One-off Advice via Legal Consultation £300 + VAT (£60) +/- £100 + VAT (£20)
Service: Ascertaining current circumstances and verbally confirming available options. Providing regulated professional advice and taking client instructions
 
One-off Advice via Legal Consultation and formal written advice and guidance via Letter of Instructions £600 + VAT (£120)
Service: Formal advice on client instructions, circumstances, legal position, relevant legislation, eligibility and UKVI compliant documentary requirements as well as preparation of legal strategy to meet client objectives via formal written advice confirmation.
 
One-off Checking Service £300 + VAT(£60) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)
Service: Taking instructions, checking the completed application form and supporting documents and providing advice in relation to the matter at hand.
 
Entry Clearance Application – Applying from abroad to join family in the UK
Spousal/Fiancée/Proposed Civil Partner/Unmarried partner: £1,600 + VAT(£320) +/- £300 + VAT (£60)
Spousal/Fiancée/Proposed Civil Partner/Unmarried partner: £1,800 + VAT (£360) +/- £300 + VAT (£60) (If relying on self-employment)
Adult Dependant Relatives £2,000 + VAT (£400) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)
Service: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application, booking an appointment at the visa centre, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.
 

Entry Clearance Application (applying from abroad) including

·       Tier 4 students

  • Tier 5 temporary workers
  • Ancestry visas (If you are a Commonwealth citizen, have a grandparent who was born in the UK and are able and planning to work in the UK)

 

 

£1,400 + VAT (£280) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)

Service: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application, booking an appointment at the visa centre, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.
 

In Country Student Tier 4

 

£1,000 +VAT (£200) +/- £300 + VAT (£60)

Service: Our fees for making an in country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application by post or on line where applicable, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

 

 
Entry Clearance – Visit Visa for tourism or visiting friends/family

£1,000 + VAT (£200) +/- £250 + VAT (£50)

 

Service: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application, booking an appointment at the visa centre, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

 

 

In Country Further Leave to Remain Applications

These include, but are not limited to:

·       Spousal

·       Fiancée

·       Proposed Civil Partner/

·       Unmarried partner/

·       Family life and Private life routes

£1,000 + VAT (£200) +/- £200 +VAT (£40)

Service: Our fees for making an in country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application by post or on line where applicable, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

 

 

In Country Indefinite Leave to Remain/ Settlement Applications

These include:

·       Spousal

·       Fiancée

·       Proposed Civil Partner/

·       Unmarried partner/

·       Family life and Private life routes

£1,200 + VAT (£240) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)

Service: Our fees for making an in country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application by post or on line where applicable, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

 

 

Long Residence Applications – In Country Long Residence 10 Years (continuous legal residence)

 

£1,500 + VAT (£300) +/- £400 + VAT (£80)

 

In Country Long Residence 20 Year route

£2,000 + VAT (£400) +/- £400 + VAT (£80)

 

Service: Our fees for making an in country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application by post or on line where applicable, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

 

 

Application from abroad for family members to join EU Citizens in the UK

 

£1,200 + VAT (£240) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)

Service: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application, booking an appointment at the visa centre, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

Applications for Proof of Residence for EU Citizens and their family members

 

 
EEA Residence Cards for non EU national family members £1,000 + VAT (£200) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)
EEA Registration Certificate for EU nationals £1,000 + VAT (£200) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)
EEA Permanent Residence Card / Settled Status: £1,300 + VAT (£260) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)

Service: Our fees for making an in country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application by post or on line where applicable, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

 

 
Applying for British Citizenship
Adults £900 + VAT (£180) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)
Children under 18 £800 + VAT (£160) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)

Service: Our fees for making an in country application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application by post or on line where applicable, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to your remedies as there is no right of appeal.

 

 
Appeals  
Existing client (non asylum) £1,800 + VAT (£360) +/- £500 + VAT (£100)
New client (non asylum) £2,000 + VAT (£400) +/- £500 + VAT (£100)
Existing client (asylum) £2,000 + VAT (£400) +/- £500 + VAT (£100)
New client (asylum) £2,500 + VAT (£500) +/- £500 + VAT (£100)

Service: Our fees for lodging and representing an appeal before the First Tier Tribunal will include drafting grounds of appeal, lodging with the Tribunal, consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the appeal, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, preparing court bundles, liaise with the Tribunal, Home Office, a Barrister and any Experts. If the appeal is unsuccessful, the cost quoted does not include any advice and assistance in relation to any onward appeal.

 

 

Applying for family members to join a refugee in the UK

 

£1,000 + VAT (£200) +/- £200 + VAT (£40)

Service: Our fees for making an entry clearance application will include consultations, taking detailed instructions, considering documents and advising on timelines, drafting statements, providing a tailored made list of documents specific to your case to support the application, assessing each document to ensure maximum chance of success, making the application, booking an appointment at the visa centre, full preparation of the application pack with detailed legal representations. The cost quoted does not include where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:

·       Not included in any of the above fees are:

o   Barrister fees

o   Expert report fees

o   Cost of interpreters if required

o   Translations

o   Attending any Home Office interviews

o   Home Office / Visa fees and any Premium Service supplements

o   Immigration Health Surcharge

o   Court fees

o   Housing Reports for Immigration purposes

o   DNA tests where appropriate

o   Any other cost related to your matter that are payable to third parties

·       A supplement of £300 + VAT (£60) may apply for each additional dependant / multiple applicants.

·       We cannot guarantee how long the Home Office / Visa Centre will take to process your application. Please refer to the current processing time son the Home Office Website.

 

 

 

 

 

Conveyancing

Purchase of Freehold Property

 

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Legal Fees £500.00 + VAT(£100) to £1500.00 + VAT(£300)
Additional fees which include our administration costs
Mortgage Fee (if applicable) £100.00 + VAT (£20) to £250.00 + VAT(£50)
Fee for Stamp Duty Land Tax Form Completion £100.00 + VAT(£20)
Bank Transfer Fee £35.00 + VAT(£7)
ID Search Admin Fee £10.00 + VAT(£2)
Lawyer Checker Fee £15.00 + VAT((£3)

Disbursements (expenses we incur on your behalf)

Please note disbursements may vary depending on the type and value of the transaction. Some of the common disbursements are listed below.

Land Registry Registration Fee from £20.00
Search Fees from £186.00
Bankruptcy Check Fee (per individual) £2.00  
Land Registry Search Fee (per search) £3.00
ID Verification Fee (per person) £6.00

 

Purchase of Leasehold Property

 

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Legal Fees £500.00 + VAT(£100) to £1500.00 + VAT(£300)
Additional fees which include our administration costs
Leasehold Fee £100.00 + VAT (£20) to £250.00 + VAT(£50)
Mortgage Fee (if applicable) £100.00 + VAT (£20) to £250.00 + VAT(£50)  
Fee for Stamp Duty Land Tax Form Completion £100.00 + VAT(£20)
Bank Transfer Fee £35.00 + VAT(£7)
ID Search Admin Fee £10.00 + VAT(£2)
Lawyer Checker Fee £15.00 + VAT((£3)

Disbursements (expenses we incur on your behalf)

Please note disbursements may vary depending on the type and value of the transaction. Some of the common disbursements are listed below.

Land Registry Registration Fee from £20.00
Search Fees from £186.00
Bankruptcy Check Fee (per individual) £2.00  
Land Registry Search Fee (per search) £3.00
ID Verification Fee (per person) £6.00

 

 

Sale of Property

 

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Legal Fees £400.00 + VAT (£80) to £1500.00 + VAT(£300)
Additional fees which include our administration costs
Bank Transfer Fee £35.00 + VAT(£7)
ID Search Admin Fee £10.00 + VAT(£2)
Lawyer Checker Fee £15.00 + VAT (£3)

Disbursements (expenses we incur on your behalf)

Please note disbursements may vary depending on the type and value of the transaction. Some of the common disbursements are listed below.

Bankruptcy Check Fee (per individual) £2.00  
Land Registry Search Fee /Office Copies (per search) £3.00
ID Verification Fee (per person) £6.00

 

Re-mortgage of Property

 

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Legal Fees £400.00 + VAT (£80) to £1500.00 + VAT(£300)
Additional fees which include our administration costs
Mortgage Fee (if applicable) £100.00 + VAT (£20) – £250.00 + VAT (£50)
Bank Transfer Fee £35.00 + VAT(£7)
ID Search Admin Fee £10.00 + VAT(£2)

Disbursements (expenses we incur on your behalf)

Please note disbursements may vary depending on the type and value of the transaction. Some of the common disbursements are listed below.

Land Registry Registration Fee from £20.00
Search Fees from £186.00
Bankruptcy Check Fee (per individual) £2.00  
Land Registry Search Fee (per search) £3.00
ID Verification Fee (per person) £6.00

 

Wills

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Single Will £300 + VAT(£60)
Mirror Wills £500 + VAT (£100)  

 

 

 

Probate and Administration of Estate

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Charged by hourly rate

£300 + VAT (£60) per hour for the senior partner/solicitor

 

£200 + VAT (£40) per hour for the Licensed Practitioner

Letter/Telephone call charge

 

£12.50 + VAT (£2.50) per item.
Bank Transfer Fee £35.00 + VAT (£7)
ID Search Admin Fee £10.00 + VAT (£2)

Disbursements (expenses we incur on your behalf)

Please note disbursements may vary depending on the type & value of the estate and number of beneficiaries. Some of the common disbursements are listed below.

Probate Application Fee From £155.00
Land Registry Office Copies (per search, where required) £3.00
ID Verification Fee (per person) £6.00

 

Family Matters

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Charged by hourly rate

£300 + VAT (£60) per hour for the Solicitor

 

£200 + VAT (£20) per hour for the Legal Executive/ Assistant

Letter/Telephone call charge

 

£12.50 + VAT (£2.50) per item.
Bank Transfer Fee £35.00 + VAT (£7)

Disbursements (expenses we incur on your behalf)

Please note disbursements may vary depending on the type of matter. Some of the common disbursements are listed below.

Court Fee- Divorce Fee From £550.00
Court Fee- Child Contact Order From £210.00

 

Employment and Civil & Commercial Litigation Matters

SABZ Solicitors LLP professional fees Cost + VAT
Charged by hourly rate

£300 + VAT (£60) per hour for the Solicitor

£200 + VAT(£20) per hour for the Legal Executive/ Assistant

Letter/Telephone call charge

 

£12.50 + VAT (£2.50) per item.
Bank Transfer Fee £35.00 + VAT (£7)

Disbursements (expenses we incur on your behalf)

Please note disbursements in such matter may vary depending on the nature of matter. Your caseworker will be able to advise you on the nature and amount of each disbursement prior to incurring them.

 

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